Legal order and mental disorder /

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Author / Creator:Dhanda, Amita.
Imprint:New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2000.
Description:354 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject:Mental health laws -- India.
Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- India.
Mental health laws -- India.
Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- India.
Insanity (Law)
Mental health laws.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:076199324X (US-hb : alk. paper)
8170367891 (India-hb : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-346) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Political Rights of a Person of Unsound Mind
  • From Laws Relating to the Mentally Ill to Mental Health Laws
  • Laws Relating to Custody, Care and Treatmen of Persons with Mental Illnes
  • Insanity and Criminal Responsibility
  • Insanity, Marriage and Divorce
  • Property Rights of Persons with Mental Disorder
  • Contractual Capacity of Persons with Mental Illness
  • Testamentary Disposition of Property
  • Protection and Enforcement of Rights
  • Capacity ot Litigate