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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 113

When may a bodily restraint be used?

A bodily restraint may be used on a person receiving mental health services in a designated mental health service if the bodily restraint is necessary—

        (a)     to prevent imminent and serious harm to the person or to another person; or

        (b)     to administer treatment or medical treatment to the person.

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