The Mental Deficiency Act (No.6313) never came into operation. Together with the Mental Hygiene Act 1958 (No. 6341), it was repealed and re-enacted by The Mental Health Act 1959 on 1 November 1962.
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Victorian Legislation', 1 February 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Christine Moje
Created: 16 September 2015, Last modified: 22 December 2015