Submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee on the Mental Health Bill 2014 - Mar 2014

The Commission made a submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee (SARC) on the Mental Health Bill 2014. The Commission welcomed the Bill as a significant improvement in the protection of human rights under mental health laws in Victoria. The Commissions notes a number of outstanding human rights issues, including the right of people with disabilities to have their capacity to consent to and refuse treatment respected.

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