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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2009 - SECT 41C

41C—Functions of Panel

The Prescribed Psychiatric Treatment Panel has the following functions in relation to the regulation of prescribed psychiatric treatments:

            (a)         to conduct a review of the progress of a patient who has, in the course of any 12 month period, received 3 or more courses of ECT treatment;

            (b)         to conduct a review of the progress of a patient to whom, in the course of any 12 month period, 2 or more episodes of ECT have been administered without consent in reliance on section 42(6);

            (c)         to authorise the carrying out of neurosurgery on a patient as a treatment for mental illness;

            (d)         to carry out any other function conferred on the Panel under this Act.



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