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Under the Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Foresnsic Provisions Act, where an individual, who is suffering from a mental health impairment or cognitive impairment, is charged with committing a criminal offence, that individual may require the Court to deal with the charge under Section 14 of the abovementioned Act.

A Section 14 application may allow a Court to dismiss any charges, unconditionally or conditionally, subject to various conditions which may include the individual to enter into and complete a treatment plan. However, should the individual not comply with the ordered conditions, they may be required to appear in Court and the charge will be heard and considered again.

Under the Act, a Section 14 Application only applies to those individuals that satisfy the requisite indicia.

If you require assistance understanding specific definitions under the Law or would like to speak with someone regarding whether you are suitable to have your matter heard under a Section 14, our team of Mental Health Lawyers are able to meet with you and ensure that you understand the regulations surrounding a Section 14 Application.

At Navado, our team of Mental Health Lawyers are able to work closely with our team of Criminal Lawyers to provide you with a clear understanding of a Section 14 Application and if required, our team is able represent you with respect to a Section 14 Application in Court. We do understand that there are cases which require a practical knowledge of different jurisdictions and/or different areas of the law. At Navado, we ensure that the benefits derived from our discussions are synergetic and are completed in a time effective and costs efficient manner, in the best interests of all of our clients.

If you would like to speak with one of our Mental Health Lawyers or Criminal Lawyers regarding a Section 14 application, we invite you to contact our Head Office by telephone on (02) 9233 4048 or send us an email to info@navado.com.au

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