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Mental Hospitals Act 1942 (1942 - 1958)

Amending Act

The Mental Hospitals Act 1942 also known as 'An Act to amend the Mental Hospitals Act 1858' (Act no. 6 Geo. VI No.27) amended the Mental Hospitals Act 1858 (Act no 22 Vict. No.23) by entering a clause whereby a person could be exempt from paying for the cost of admission to and provision of services by a Mental Hospital if the Minster feels demanding payment would be 'harsh or inequitable'. This act was repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1958 (No.36) on 24 July 1958.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Tasmanian Legislation', 20 January 2014, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels