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Name: Mental Health Act, 1996 (No. 15 of 1996).
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, pp. 151-220
ISN: ZWE-1996-L-46824
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, pp. 151-220
Abstract/Citation: Governs the treatment of mentally ill persons in mental institutions. Inter alia, forbids sexual relations between institution staff and patients and regulates the use of restraining devices.
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