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Section 10 Mental Healthcare Act 2017: Duty to follow advance directive

Section 10 (Duty to follow advance directive) under Chapter III (Advance Directive) of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 —

❝It shall be the duty of every medical officer in charge of a mental health establishment and the psychiatrist in charge of a person's treatment to propose or give treatment to a person with mental illness, in accordance with his valid advance directive, subject to section 11.❞

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