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Name: Law No. 3451 of 14 July 2006 on Psychiatric Care.
Country: Georgia
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-07-14
Entry into force:
ISN: GEO-2006-L-98932
Bibliography: Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line Legislative Herald of Georgia , Georgia PDF in Georgian as of 20 March 2015 PDF in Georgian as of 20 March 2015 (consulted on 2015-05-13)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I: General provisions
Chapter II: Patient rights and guarantees of protection
Chapter III: Psychiatric aid
Chapter IV: Primary psychiatric examination
Chapter V: Organizational forms of psychiatric aid
Chapter VI: Forensic psychiatric examination
Chapter VII: Protection of medical secret
Chapter VIII: Rights and social guarantees of psychiatric sphere worker
Chapter IX: Transitional and conclusive provisions.

Amendments adopted on 20 March 2015, in article 4 introduce notion of a beneficiary person; in para "g" of article 5 further develop provisions related to fundamental right of a patient to receive information about his/her health condition; in para "e" of article 5 modify provisions related to fundamental right of a patient to refuse treatment according to provisions of this law; introduces para. "t1" to article 5 on the right to participate in private law relations; modify article 7 on recognition as a beneficiary person; in article 8 modify provisions related to psychiatric care for minors of less than 16 years of age; in article 14 modify provisions on ambulatory psychiatric care; in article 15 modify provisions on stationary psychiatric care.
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