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Annotated Ontario Mental Health Statutes, Fourth Edition
Schneider, The Hon. Richard D.
Irwin Law Inc / Hardcover / 2007-07-01 / 1552211274
Legal / Consent / Toronto Authors
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The Annotated Ontario Mental Health Statutes: 4th Edition
The Annotated Ontario Mental Health Statutes, 4th ed. is an up-to-date, centralized source of legislation and analysis in the area of mental health for Ontario. Consolidated versions of the following legislation and related forms are included:
Mental Health Act and regulations
Health Care Consent Act and regulations including discussion of Community Treatment Orders**
Substitute Decisions Act and regulations
Mental Hospitals Act and regulations
Public Hospitals Act and regulations
Freedom of Information Act
Personal Health Information Protection Act and regulations**
** new since last edition
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the relevant sections of the Criminal Code are also included. This edition contains the major revisions to the mental health provisions in Part XX.1 of the Criminal Code, which formed part of Bill C-10, proclaimed in force in 2005. Also new in this edition is the Crown Practice Memorandum on the Diversion of Mentally Disordered Accused. For the first time, a table of cases has been provided.
Annotations cover case law from Ontario as well as other jurisdictions for the period up to November 2006. Case law annotations range in length from a few sentences to the full text of the judgment. Commentaries are practical and to the point.
The format is easy to use and places the updated case law annotations and commentary adjacent to the legislative provisions to which they relate, following the logical organization of the statutes.
Summary Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: Mental Health Act
CHAPTER 2: Mental Health Act Regulations
CHAPTER 3: Health Care Consent Act
CHAPTER 4: Health Care Consent Act Regulations
CHAPTER 5: Substitute Decisions Act
CHAPTER 6: Substitute Decisions Act Regulations
CHAPTER 7: Mental Hospitals Act
CHAPTER 8: Mental Hospitals Act Regulations
CHAPTER 9: Public Hospitals Act
CHAPTER 10: Public Hospitals Act Regulations
CHAPTER 11: Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
CHAPTER 12: Personal Health Information Protection Act
CHAPTER 13: Personal Health Information Protection Act Regulations
CHAPTER 14: Criminal Code Excerpts
CHAPTER 15: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
APPENDIX A: Mental Health Act Forms
APPENDIX B: Health Care Consent Act, 1996 Forms
APPENDIX C: Substitute Decisions Act, 1992 Forms
APPENDIX D: Personal Health Information Protection Act Forms
APPENDIX E: Consent and Capacity Board
APPENDIX F: Crown Policy Manual
APPENDIX G: Criminal Code Forms
Table of Cases

About the Author:

The Honourable Richard D. Schneider is a Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, where he presides at Toronto's Mental Health Court, and Alternate Chair of the Ontario and Nunavut Review Boards. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto, and an adjunct lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Justice Schneider was a criminal defence lawyer, a clinical psychologist, and counsel to the Ontario Review Board. He was recently appointed honorary president of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has published extensively in the area of mental disorder and the law. --- from the publisher

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