What does being sectioned under the mental health care act mean?

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asked Jun 18, 2017 in Other- Health by Nstu (180 points)
What does it mean when someone is sectioned under the mental health care act?

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answered Jun 19, 2017 by Shawn (35,940 points)
When someone is sectioned under the mental health care act. It means that the police can have you involuntary or forcefully committed into a mental health facility and can forcefully keep you in the mental health facility until they think you're fit to be released back into society.

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