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FALSE REMARKS TO MENTALLY ILL PERSONS CAN RESULT IN FINE OR IMPRISONMENT-STATE COUNSEL


Under the Mental Health Act and Promotion Act of 2022, there are strict penalties for those who intentionally disseminate false or misleading information about individuals with mental health conditions. The act stipulates fines between five hundred thousand and one million dollars or imprisonment for up to six months. It aims to protect the dignity and rights of individuals with mental health issues and combat stigma and misinformation in society. Kerese Gonsalves provides further analysis in her report.

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