Department of Health

A Guide for People in the role of the Nominated Person under the Mental Health Act 2014

The Mental Health Act 2014 (Act) aims to help consumers make or participate in decisions about their treatment. One of the ways that a consumer can be supported to participate in decision making about treatment when they are under compulsory care is for the consumer to appoint a 'Nominated Person.' This brochure is to help you if you have been asked to be a Nominated Person (under the Mental Health Act 2014).


Research and reports
Date published
13 Jan 2015
6 pages
Department of Health & Human Services
Update frequency
Available format

Reviewed 14 January 2015

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