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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 45

What is a Temporary Treatment Order?

    (1)     A Temporary Treatment Order is an Order made by an authorised psychiatrist after assessing a person (in accordance with an Assessment Order or a Court Assessment Order) that enables the person who is subject to the Temporary Treatment Order to be compulsorily—

        (a)     treated in the community; or

        (b)     taken to, and detained and treated in, a designated mental health service.

    (2)     An Order referred to in subsection (1)(a) is a Community Temporary Treatment Order .

    (3)     An Order referred to in subsection (1)(b) is an Inpatient Temporary Treatment Order .

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