MHCC Mental Health Rights Manual

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© The Mental Health Coordinating Council NSW (Copyright © 2015)

This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in part or in whole for educational purposes as long as proper credit is given to The Mental Health Coordinating Council.

To reference this Manual please use the following protocol:

Mental Health Coordinating Council 2015, The Mental Health Rights Manual: A Guide to the Legal and Human Rights of People Navigating the Mental Health, Legal and Human Service System in NSW, 4th edn, MHCC, Sydney, Australia, viewed DD/ Month/ YYYY, <>

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  • The legal and other information contained in this Section is up to date to 31 August 2015
  • This Manual only refers to the law and practices applying to the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) - unless it states otherwise.
  • MHCC does not guarantee the accuracy nor is responsible for the content or the currency of the content of external documents and websites linked to this Manual.