Reference Guide to the Mental Health Act 1983

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A guide that is intended as a source of reference for people who want to understand the provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 (the Act) as it is amended by the Mental Health Act 2007. It replaces the Memorandum on Parts I to VI, VIII and X of the Act last published by the Department of Health and the Welsh Office in 1998.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
15
COMPULSORY ADMISSION TO HOSPITAL UNDER PART 2 OF THE ACT
27
REMANDS TO HOSPITAL
45
HOSPITAL AND LIMITATION DIRECTIONS
57
INTERIM HOSPITAL ORDERS
63
TRANSFER TO HOSPITAL OF UNSENTENCED PRISONERS
70
RESTRICTED PATIENTS
76
OTHER LEGISLATION UNDER WHICH PART 3 REMANDS ORDERS AND
83
APPLICATIONS TO THE FIRSTTIER TRIBUNAL
195
REFERENCES TO THE TRIBUNAL
219
TRANSFER OF PATIENTS FROM OUTSIDE ENGLAND AND WALES
227
TRANSFER OF PATIENTS TO SCOTLAND
235
TRANSFER OF PATIENTS TO THE ISLE OF MAN OR THE CHANNEL ISLANDS
242
REMOVAL OF FOREIGN PATIENTS
246
APPROVAL OF PRACTITIONERS TO CARRY OUT FUNCTIONS UNDER THE ACT
259
NEAREST RELATIVES
268

TRANSFER OF PATIENTS BETWEEN HOSPITALS IN ENGLAND AND WALES
111
PATIENTSCORRESPONDENCE
116
MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS IN HOSPITAL ETC PART 4
140
MEDICAL TREATMENT OF SUPERVISED COMMUNITY TREATMENT
153
CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE
161
TRIBUNALS
186
INDEPENDENT MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY
280
SPECIAL PROVISIONS IN RELATION TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
289
OFFENCES AND PROTECTION FOR ACTS DONE
295
Appendix B Glossary of terms
301
Key competencies of approved mental health professionals
323
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