Mental Health Act 2016
Read about the Mental Health Act 2016 and access resources that explain the key provisions, objects and principles of the new Act.
In response to the public health emergency declaration, the Chief Psychiatrist has released a temporary Chief Psychiatrist Policy – Public Health Emergency – COVID-19
A list of the policies and guidelines made by the Chief Psychiatrist under the Mental Health Act 2016.
This page contains links to forms approved under the Mental Health Act 2016.
The evaluation of the Mental Health Act 2016 will consider how the objectives and principles of the new legislation have been applied, and whether key changes to the legislative scheme have been implemented effectively.
Contact the Mental Health Act Liaison Service for information about the Mental Health Act 2016.
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