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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 300


In this Division—

"interstate security patient" means a person who—

        (a)     has been convicted of an offence in another State or Territory that would be an offence if committed in Victoria; and

        (b)     is serving a sentence of imprisonment in any relevant State (other than Victoria) for that offence (whether in a prison or otherwise); and

        (c)     is required to receive involuntary treatment for mental illness in the State in which he or she is serving his or her sentence;

"mental health facility" means a facility for the detention and treatment of persons who have mental illness;

"relevant State", in relation to an interstate security patient, means the State or Territory in which the sentence was imposed on the security patient.

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