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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 380

Involuntary treatment order not reviewed—section 12AC of the 1986 Act

    (1)     On and after 1 July 2014, a person is taken to be subject to an Inpatient Temporary Treatment Order under the 2014 Act if, immediately before that day—

        (a)     the person is subject to an involuntary treatment order that is confirmed under section 12AC(2)(b) of the 1986 Act; and

        (b)     an authorised psychiatrist has not made a community treatment order under section 14 of the 1986 Act for the person; and

        (c)     the Mental Health Review Board has not conducted an initial review of the person's involuntary treatment order under section 30 of the 1986 Act.

    (2)     An Inpatient Temporary Treatment Order referred to in subsection (1) is taken to come into force on 1 July 2014 and to remain in force for a period of 28 days, unless the Order is revoked or expires in accordance with section 55, 61 or 62 of the 2014 Act.

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