Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992

4 General rules relating to liability to assessment or treatment

The procedures prescribed by Parts 1 and 2 shall not be invoked in respect of any person by reason only of—


that person’s political, religious, or cultural beliefs; or


that person’s sexual preferences; or


that person’s criminal or delinquent behaviour; or


substance abuse; or


intellectual disability.

Compare: Mental Health Act 1983 s 1(3) (UK)

Section 4(e): replaced, on 1 April 2000, by section 4 of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 140).