Individual Chapters1. Introduction2. Defining mental health and cognitive impairment3. Taking instructions and giving advice4. Expert witnesses5. Raising fitness6. The fitness inquiry7. The special hearing8. Mental health and cognitive impairment defences in a criminal trial9. Commonwealth provisions10. The role of the Mental Health Review Tribunal11. Summary jurisdiction12. Appeals13. Extension ordersAppendices
Individual Chapters1. Introduction
2. Defining mental health and cognitive impairment
3. Taking instructions and giving advice
4. Expert witnesses
5. Raising fitness
6. The fitness inquiry
7. The special hearing
8. Mental health and cognitive impairment defences in a criminal trial
9. Commonwealth provisions
10. The role of the Mental Health Review Tribunal
11. Summary jurisdiction
13. Extension orders
Below are links to two booklets produced by Legal Aid NSW. They are in very simplified form and are about limiting terms and findings of "act proven but not criminally responsible", including the concepts, consequences and processes.
They are designed for use by practitioners and others to help provide explanations and advice to clients whose comprehension may be impaired.
Act proven but not criminally responsible https://publications.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/PublicationsResourcesService/PublicationImprints/Files/1006.pdf