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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 289

Revocation of monitored leave

The Secretary to the Department of Justice may revoke a security patient's monitored leave by notice in writing and require the security patient to return to the designated mental health service if the Secretary is satisfied that—

        (a)     the revocation is necessary to prevent—

              (i)     serious deterioration in the security patient's mental or physical health; or

              (ii)     serious harm to the security patient or to another person; or

        (b)     the security patient has failed to comply with a condition to which the monitored leave is subject; or

        (c)     the purpose for the monitored leave no longer exists.

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