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Mental Health Commission Amendment Bill

The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Mental Health Commission Act 1998 to extend the term of the Commission until 2015 and to make a number of changes to that Act, including changes to the Commission's role in advising and reporting to the Minister on the implementation of the national mental health strategy, promoting dialogue on mental health issues and advocating for the interests of people with mental illness and their families generally.
Member in charge: Hon Pete Hodgson
Type of bill: Government
Parliament: 48
Bill no: 100-3
Introduction: 5/12/06
First reading: 12/12/06
Referred to: Health Committee
Submissions due: 30/3/07
SC report(s): 30/5/07
Second reading: 7/8/07
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 135
Committee of the whole House: 8/8/07
Third reading: 9/8/07
Royal assent: 17/8/07
Act: Mental Health Commission Amendment Act 2007 (07/30)