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FORENSIC DISABILITY ACT 2011 No. 13 - SECT 65

65 When authorised practitioner may end seclusion or return client to seclusion

(1) This section applies if, under a senior practitioner's authorisation, an authorised practitioner may release a forensic disability client from, or return a client to, seclusion.

(2) An authorised practitioner may—

(a) release the client from seclusion if satisfied the client's seclusion is no longer necessary; and
(b) return the client to seclusion if—
(i) the senior practitioner's authorisation is still in force; and
(ii) the authorised practitioner is reasonably satisfied of the matters mentioned in section 61(2)(a) and (b) in relation to the client.

(3) Immediately after acting under subsection (2), the authorised practitioner must record the following in the client's file—

(a) the time of release from, or return to, seclusion;
(b) the reasons for the release or return.


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