What Is A Mandatory Treatment Order?

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A Mandatory Treatment Order is a type of Community Order.

The purpose of a Mandatory Treatment Order is to allow the accused, who is suffering from a psychiatric condition, to obtain the required treatment for his condition.

The Court can order that the accused who is given a Mandatory Treatment Order be required to seek psychiatric treatment for up to twenty-four months.

An accused person who is convicted of an offence can be granted a Mandatory Treatment Order in lieu of any sentence of imprisonment, caning and fine which the Court may impose for that offence.

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