The Current Mental Health Act 1983
Parts Of The Current Act
- Part I Application of Act: Application of Act: “mental disorder”
- Part II Compulsory Admission to Hospital and Guardianship
- Part III Patients Concerned in Criminal Proceedings or Under Sentence
- Part IV Consent to Treatment
- Part 4A Treatment of community patients not recalled to hospital
- Part V Mental Health Review Tribunals (MOJ)
- Part VI Removal and Return of Patients Within United Kingdom, etc.
- Part VII Management of Property and Affairs of Patients
- Part VIII Miscellaneous Functions of Local Authorities and the Secretary of State:
- Approved mental health professionals
- 114. Approval by local social services authority
- 114ZA.Approval of courses: England
- 114A. Approval of courses: Wales
- Functions of the Secretary of State = DHSC
- 118. Code of practice.
- 119. Practitioners approved for Part IV and s. 118
- Treasury will pay medical and other appointed practitioners
- Note: this means- Payment for Mental Health Act work for Drs and AC is in addition on an item basis over and above NHS contracted work
- 120. General protection of relevant patients
- 120A.Investigation reports
- 120B.Action statements
- 120C.Provision of information
- 120D.Annual reports
- 121. Mental Health Act Commission
- 122. Provision of pocket money for in-patients in hospital
- 123. Transfers to and from special hospitals
- 124. Default powers of Secretary of State
- 125. Inquiries
- Part IX Offences
- Part X Miscellaneous and Supplementary
- 130A.Independent mental health advocates: England
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