128. Mental health treatment requirement.

'Mental health treatment requirement', in relation to a community order or a suspended sentence order1, means a requirement that the offender must submit, during a period or periods specified in the order, to treatment2 by or under the direction of a registered medical practitioner or a registered psychologist (or both, for different periods) with a view to the improvement of the offender's mental condition3.

A court may not include a mental health treatment requirement unless:


    (1)     the court is satisfied that the mental condition of the offender is such as requires and may be susceptible to treatment