19+ Section 140 Mental Health Act Gif. Repealed, on 1 april 2000, by section 2(6) of the mental health (compulsory assessment and treatment) amendment act 1999 (1999 no 140). Xvii the reference guide to the mental health act 19833 is intended as a source of reference for people who want to understand the main provisions of the mental health act 1983 and regulations under the.
Repealed, on 1 april 2000, by section 2(6) of the mental health (compulsory assessment and treatment) amendment act 1999 (1999 no 140). The content presented in this publication is authorised mental health practitioners have the responsibilities outlined in the act, including making the act provides for examinations to be made under an examination authority (see section 5.5 of this. The mental health act (mha) says when you can be detained in hospital and treated against your wishes.
The following sections of mha 1983 refer to admitting and treating people who are mentally disordered at hospital.
These sections of the act provide powers to approved mental health professionals (amhps, pronounced 'amps') rather than to. We explain why you may be detained, and what rights you have. Those changes will be listed when you open the content using the table of contents below. Bbc news online examines these powers and what they mean for.