Guidelines for the Role and Function of Duly Authorised Officers

Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992

Published online: 
01 November 2012
Cover image of Guidelines for DAOs

Summary

The Ministry has published updated guidance for employees of mental health services appointed as duly authorised officers (DAOs) under the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992.

These guidelines sit alongside the Guidelines to the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992. It will often be appropriate to refer to these primary guidelines for more complete guidance.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    01 November 2012
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-40202-5 (print); 978-0-478-40205-6 (online)
  • HP number:
    5581
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2012. Guidelines for the Role and Function of Duly Authorised Officers: Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.
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