Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Historical version for 14 May 2013 to 30 August 2015 (accessed 8 July 2020 at 01:16) Current version
57   Duties and functions of affected person and mental health facility
(cf 1990 Act, ss 145, 146)
(1)  The affected person must comply with the community treatment order.
(2)  The director of community treatment of the declared mental health facility implementing a treatment plan under a community treatment order may take all reasonable steps to have medication administered, and services provided, in accordance with the order.
(3)  Medication may be administered to an affected person for the purposes of a community treatment order without the person’s consent if it is administered without the use of more force than would be required if the person had consented to its administration.
(4)  The director of community treatment of a declared mental health facility implementing a treatment plan under a community treatment order must provide to the affected person particulars of the kind and dosages of medication that are being administered, or have recently been administered, to the person, if requested to do so by:
(a)  the affected person, or
(b)  the primary carer of the affected person, or
(c)  if the affected person consents, another person who would be entitled to apply for a community treatment order in relation to the person.
(5)  A person implementing a treatment plan under a community treatment order may enter the land (but not the dwelling) on which an affected person’s residence is situated without the person’s consent for the purpose of implementing the community treatment order.