Addiction Assessment Bill Progresses

by Desk Editor on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 8:12 PM

The Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Bill has passed its second reading.

This bill will replace the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966, and provides for the compulsory assessment and treatment of individuals who are considered to have a severe substance addiction and who do not have the capacity to participate in treatment.


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