Experienced District Court Judge Paul Lakatos SC has been appointed the new president of the Mental Health Review Tribunal (MHRT). Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies said Judge Lakatos SC will replace Judge Richard Cogswell from March 1 next year, for a 12 month term. "The NSW Government is pleased to appoint Judge Lakatos to the role of president. He has extensive experience working with medical professionals both as a lawyer and a judge and will bring a unique perspective to the role," Mrs Davies said.
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