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South Australia - Legislation

Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1962 (1962 - 1995)

Amending Act

The Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1962 (Act No.28/1962) was passed on 25 October 1962. Its long title is 'An Act to amend the Mental Health Act, 1935-1961'. It re-enacts sections of the principal act, stating that no person can be detained in a mental institution if no formal requests, orders, directions or applications for their detention and treatment have been made or are no longer valid.

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