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Mental Health Act, 1996 (No. 15 of 1996).
Equality of opportunity and treatment; Non-discrimination
Adopted on (Date of text)
Scope of text
Type of legislation (Type of text)
Governs the treatment of mentally ill persons in mental institutions. Inter alia, forbids sexual relations between institution staff and patients and regulates the use of restraining devices.
Amending Text region
Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act [Chapter 9:23] (No. 23/2004).
Official Gazette, Acts