The procedures prescribed by Parts 1 and 2 shall not be invoked in respect of any person by reason only of—
(a) that person's political, religious, or cultural beliefs; or
(b) that person's sexual preferences; or
(c) that person's criminal or delinquent behaviour; or
(d) substance abuse; or
(e) intellectual disability.
Compare: Mental Health Act 1983 s 1(3) (UK)
Section 4(e): substituted, on 1 April 2000, by section 4 of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 140).