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South Australia - Legislation

The Mental Defectives Act 1913 (1913 - 1936)

From
1913
To
1936
Categories
Principal Act
Website
http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdb/au/legis/sa/num_act/tmda1122o1913244/

The Mental Defectives Act (No 1122 of 1913) was titled: Act to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to the Care and Control of Mentally Defective Persons and the Administration of their Estates, and for Other Purposes. It was passed on 11 December 1913 and commenced on 12 August 1914. It was repealed by the Mental Defectives Act 1935 on 2 January 1936 and had three amending acts.

Details

This Act was amended by Act No.1159/1914, Act No.1532/1922, Act No.2125/1933.

Timeline

 1847 - 1864 Lunacy Act 1847
       1864 - 1914 The Lunatics Act 1864
             1913 - 1936 The Mental Defectives Act 1913
                   1936 - 1995 Mental Defectives Act 1935
                         1995 - 2010 Mental Health Act 1993
                               2010 - Mental Health Act 2009

Sources used to compile this entry:

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Christine Moje