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To assist with understanding the Mental Health Tribunal
This handbook is designed to help clinicians access the information they need to practice in accordance with the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022, which is the law governing compulsory mental health, assessment and treatment in Victoria.
The Mental Health Act (2014) details the safeguards and oversights to protect the rights, dignity and autonomy of people with mental illness.