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Name: Suicide Prevention Act 2022 (Act No. 19 of 2022).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2022-11-07
Entry into force:
ISN: GUY-2022-L-113794
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Guyana PDF PDF (consulted on 2022-12-04)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the National Suicide Prevention Commission, set out its role and functions including the drafting of suicide prevention policy and centres to provide services including counselling. Includes provisions on referrals by parents, teachers and employers as well as obligation for medical facilities, emergency services, police and mental health workers to report suicides.

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