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Offenders with Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability

The content on this page was last reviewed on 30 April 2012.

The Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) contains provisions specifically dealing with federal
offenders with a mental illness or intellectual disability.

Division 9 of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) sets out sentencing alternatives that arise post conviction.

See ‘Mental Condition’ for commentary on s 16A(2)(m).