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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 53
Nature and extent of treatment and care
53 Nature and extent of treatment and care
(1) The authorised doctor must decide the nature and extent of the treatment
and care to be provided to the person under the treatment authority.
deciding the nature and extent of the treatment and care, the authorised
(a) discuss the treatment and care to be provided with the
(b) have regard to the views, wishes and preferences of the
person, to the extent they can be expressed, including, for example, in an
advance health directive.
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