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

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asked Jun 18 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 by Shawn (22,290 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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