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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 237

Withdrawal of complaint

    (1)     A person who has made a complaint to the Commissioner may withdraw the complaint at any time in writing.

    (2)     The Commissioner must take reasonable steps to assist a person to withdraw a complaint in writing.

    (3)     The Commissioner may continue to deal with a complaint despite the complaint being withdrawn under subsection (1) if the Commissioner is satisfied that—

        (a)     the health, safety or wellbeing of a consumer may be adversely affected; or

        (b)     the complaint was withdrawn due to coercion or duress; or

        (c)     it is in the public interest to deal with the complaint.

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