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South Australia - Legislation

Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1959 (1959 - 1995)

Amending Act

The Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1959 (Act No.35/1959) was passed and commenced on 3 December 1959. Its long title was 'An Act to amend the Mental Health Act, 1935-1958'. It makes provisions for paying the unclaimed personal effects and moneys of a patient upon their death to the Public Trustee.

Sources used to compile this entry:

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Christine Moje