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A new mental health act

A new mental health act

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Published by Stationery Office in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWhite paper--a new mental health act
      StatementDepartment of Health.
      ContributionsIreland. Dept. of Health.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKDK931 .N49 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination133 p. ;
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL631264M
      ISBN 100707616514
      LC Control Number96232665
      OCLC/WorldCa39169806

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      The Act seeks to fulfill India's international obligation pursuant to the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol. It looks to empower persons suffering from mental illness, thus marking a departure from the Mental Health Act Enacted by: Rajya Sabha. ON DRAFTING A NEW MENTAL HEALTH ACT. Since some time the Indian Psychiatric Society has decided to go for a new Mental Health Act.[1,2] Let us hope that the collective efforts of the membership of the Society would yield results that would, in the long run, be for the enduring good of mentally ill, in the country!Meanwhile, we must be conscious of the fact that in early s, when the Mental.

        Government pledges new Mental Health Act after review urges shift in power from professionals to patients Ministers accept review’s recommendations for people to nominate a person . An Act to redefine the circumstances in which and the conditions under which persons may be subjected to compulsory psychiatric assessment and treatment, to define the rights of such persons and to provide better protection for those rights, and generally to reform and consolidate the law relating to the assessment and treatment of persons suffering from mental .


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