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The Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) contains provisions specifically dealing with federal
offenders with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
- Division 6 – Unfitness to be tried
- Division 7 – Acquittal because of mental illness
- Division 8 – Summary disposition of persons suffering from mental illness or intellectual disability (see commentary on Division 8)
- Division 9 – Sentencing alternatives for persons suffering from mental illness or intellectual disability (see Hospital Orders; Psychiatric Probation Orders; Program Probation Orders for commentary on Division 9)
Division 9 of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) sets out sentencing alternatives that arise post conviction.