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The Chief Psychiatrist under Part 12, Division 2, Section 92 of the Mental Health Act 2009 is required to present to the Minister an Annual Report before 30 September each year which contains:

  • in respect of the administrative functions conferred on the Chief Psychiatrist under this Act - information about how the Chief Psychiatrist has performed those functions;
  • community treatment orders and inpatient treatment orders in force during the preceding year;
  • demographics of the people subject to a treatment order during the preceding year; and
  • use of the cross-border arrangements of Part 10 of the Act.