President Irfaan Ali today assented to the Mental Health Protection and Promotion Act 2022.
“TheMental Health Protection and Promotion Act 2022 provides for the mental health care of persons suffering from mental illness and protects, promotes and fulfils the rights of those persons during the delivery of mental health care.
Additionally, it seeks to promote the mental health and well-being of persons in Guyana and to ensure that all persons receive the best mental health care,” a post on President Irfaan Ali Facebook page stated.
He also signed the Instrument of Accession for the Treaty Establishing the Regional Security System would result in Guyana becoming a part of the Regional body.
The RSS “is an international agreement for the defence and security of the eastern Caribbean region with future expansion planned with South America. It sets out to preserve the peace and stability of the region by delivering world-class, professional, effective and efficient services through cooperative engagement with partner nations, the security sector and the peoples of the region,” the Office of the President had said.
Source : President Irfaan Ali’s Facebook