Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Historical version for 14 May 2013 to 30 August 2015 (accessed 8 July 2020 at 03:00) Current version
77   Notification to new involuntary patients of appeal rights
(cf 1990 Act, s 55)
(1)  An authorised medical officer of a mental health facility must give, or cause to be given, to a person ordered by the Tribunal after a mental health inquiry to be detained in the facility as an involuntary patient a statement of the rights of appeal conferred on the person as an involuntary patient under this Act.
(1A)  An authorised medical officer of a mental health facility must give, or cause to be given, to a person detained in the facility on the order of the Tribunal after a breach of a community treatment order a statement of the rights of appeal conferred on the person under this Act or the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990.
(2)  The statement must be given as soon as practicable after the order is made.
(3)  The statement is to be in the form approved by the Minister.