South Australian Repealed Acts

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This legislation has been repealed.



           Long Title

   PART 1--Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   3.      Interpretation

   PART 2--Administration

           Division 1--General

   4.      Delegation
   5.      Objectives

           Division 2--Chief Advisor in Psychiatry

   6.      Chief Advisor in Psychiatry
   7.      Functions of Chief Advisor

           Division 3--Approved treatment centres

   8.      Declaration of approved treatment centres
   9.      Register of patients
   10.     Particulars relating to admission of patients to approved treatment centres

   PART 3--Admission and detention in approved treatment centres of persons who have a mental illness

           Division 1--Voluntary admission

   11.     Admission of voluntary patients

           Division 2--Detention

   12.     Orders for admission and detention
   13.     Continuing detention orders
   14.     Duty of director of an approved treatment centre in relation to detention orders
   15.     Patients to be given statement of their rights on initial admission
   16.     Transfer of patients
   17.     Leave of absence

   PART 4--Treatment of persons who have a mental illness

   18.     Treatment is authorised during initial detention in an approved treatment centre
   19.     Orders for treatment for patients subject to continuing detention orders
   20.     Treatment orders for persons who refuse or fail to undergo treatment
   21.     Revocation of treatment orders
   22.     Prescribed psychiatric treatment

   PART 5--Powers of apprehension, conveyance etc of persons who have a mental illness

   23.     Powers of members of police force and ambulance officers

   PART 6--Reviews and appeals

           Division 1--Reviews

   24.     Review of initial detention orders
   25.     Decisions on reviews

           Division 2--Appeals

   26.     Appeals against initial detention
   27.     Representation upon appeals to Board
   28.     Appeals to District Court and Supreme Court

   PART 7--Miscellaneous

   29.     Board must give statement of appeal rights
   30.     Neglect or illtreatment
   31.     Offences in relation to authorisations and orders
   32.     Medical practitioner cannot act under Act in respect of relative
   33.     Removing a patient from an approved treatment centre
   34.     Duty to maintain confidentiality
   35.     Prohibition of publication of reports of proceedings
   36.     Protection from liability
   37.     Regulations
           SCHEDULE -Transitional provisions
           Legislative history

           Appendix--Divisional penalties and expiation fees

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