section 8 (Mental Health Act)
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Section 8 defines the authority of the guardian, as empowered under Section 7 of the Act. These are:

  • being able to require the patient to live at a specified place
  • being able to require the patient to attend places for treatment, occupation, training or education
  • being able to ensure that any specified person, usually a doctor or social worker, can see the patient at home

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