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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 11 Hansard (24 September) . .

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Schedule of amendments

Schedule 1

Mental Health Bill 2015

Amendments moved by the Minister for Health

1

Clause 2

Page 2, line 4—

substitute

2 Commencement

(1) This Act (other than schedule 2, part 2.1A) commences immediately after the commencement of the Mental Health (Treatment and Care) Amendment Act 2014, section 3.

Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence on the notification day (see Legislation Act, s 75 (1)).

(2) Schedule 2, part 2.1A commences on the day after this Act's notification day.

2

Clause 39 (1) (f), proposed new examples

Page 8, line 26—

insert

Examples—par (f)

1 the person was subject to threats of violence from another person

2 a package of white powder fell out of the person's pocket

3 the person was in an agitated state and hit their head against the side of the transport vehicle

Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).

3

Clause 41A (2), proposed new note

Page 9, line 26—

insert

Note If a form is approved under s 146A for this provision, the form must be used.

4

Proposed new clause 61 (1A)

Page 30, line 19—

insert

(1A) The doctor must be a psychiatrist.

5

Proposed new clause 61 (2) (aa)

Page 30, line 21—

insert

(aa) if the consent is in an advance consent direction—a copy of the advance consent direction; or


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