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22—Chief Psychiatrist to be notified of level 1 orders or their revocation

        (1)         A psychiatrist or authorised medical practitioner making, confirming or revoking a level 1 inpatient treatment order must ensure that the Chief Psychiatrist is sent or given, within 1 business day, a notice in the form approved by the Chief Psychiatrist.

        (2)         If the order is made within 7 days after the expiry or revocation of a previous inpatient treatment order applying to the same person, the Chief Psychiatrist must ensure that the Tribunal is given a copy of the notice referred to in subsection (1) within 1 business day of the making of the order.

        (3)         The Chief Psychiatrist must, within 1 business day, by written notice sent or given to the psychiatrist or authorised medical practitioner, acknowledge receipt by the Chief Psychiatrist of a notice under subsection (1).

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