The following resources have been developed to help you understand the purpose and major provisions of the Mental Health Act 2016 which commenced on 5 March 2017.
About the new Act
- Introduction to the Mental Health Act 2016 video
- Guide to the new Act (PDF, 673 kB)
- Overview of the new Act fact sheet (PDF, 516 kB)
- Objects and principles fact sheet (PDF, 485 kB)
- Objects and principles, and administering the Act video