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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 64

Meaning of classified patient

64 Meaning of classified patient

(1) A
"classified patient" is—
(a) a classified patient (involuntary); or
(b) a classified patient (voluntary).
(2) A
"classified patient (involuntary)" is—
(a) a person who is—
(i) subject to any of the following—
(A) a recommendation for assessment;
(B) a treatment authority;
(C) a forensic order (mental health);
(D) a treatment support order; and
(ii) transported under part 2 from a place of custody to an inpatient unit of an authorised mental health service; and
(iii) admitted to the inpatient unit of the authorised mental health service; or
(b) a person who—
(i) is subject to any of the following—
(A) a treatment authority;
(B) a forensic order (mental health);
(C) a treatment support order; and
(ii) remains in an inpatient unit of an authorised mental health service under section 74 .
(3) A
"classified patient (voluntary)" is—
(a) a person who—
(i) is transported under part 2 from a place of custody to an inpatient unit of an authorised mental health service; and
(ii) is admitted to the inpatient unit of the authorised mental health service; and
(iii) consents under section 67 or 79 to receiving treatment and care for the person’s mental illness in the inpatient unit of the authorised mental health service; or
(b) a person who—
(i) remains in an inpatient unit of an authorised mental health service under section 74 ; and
(ii) consents under section 74 to receiving treatment and care for the person’s mental illness in the inpatient unit of the authorised mental health service.



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