Crime and Mental Health Law in New South Wales, 3rd edition + Crime and Mental Health Law in NSW, Supplement to the 3rd edition
Published: 28th May 2021
Publisher: Lexis Nexis Australia
Crime and Mental Health Law in New South Wales, 3rd edition
A practical guide to the law on mental health issues that arise within the criminal justice framework in New South Wales
Crime and Mental Health Law in NSW, Supplement to the 3rd edition
The MHCIFPA introduces new definitions of mental health and cognitive impairment. It codifies the tests for fitness and the newly named defence of âact proven but not criminally responsible by reason of mental health impairment or cognitive impairment.â This supplement offers a practitioners and clinicians a practical roadmap to the MHCIFPA, highlighting the changes in practice and procedure.