Alcohol and Other Drugs Act 1974
The Alcohol and Other Drug law in Western Australia is the Alcohol and Other Drugs Act 1974. It relates to:
- providing treatment, management, care and rehabilitation of persons experiencing alcohol or other drug use problems or co‑occurring health issues, including persons who have or may have a mental illness; and
- promoting and subsidising research into and education on the causation, prevention, reduction and treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems and co‑occurring health issues such as mental illness; and
- establishing and maintaining a coordinated focus on alcohol and other drug use and mental illness, and for related purposes.