Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Historical version for 14 May 2013 to 30 August 2015 (accessed 8 July 2020 at 02:01) Current version
180   Status of transferred persons
(cf 1990 Act, s 286L)
(1)  A person who is a civil patient who is transferred to a mental health facility under this Division is taken to be an involuntary patient and the provisions of this Act apply as if the person first became an involuntary patient on the date of the person’s transfer to a mental health facility in this State.
(2)  A person (other than a civil patient) who is transferred to a mental health facility under this Division is taken to be a forensic patient and the provisions of this Act and the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 apply as if the person first became a forensic patient on the date of the person’s transfer to a mental health facility in this State.