Legislation

Section 16A – Section 16 Powers: Mental Health Act patients etc

Introduction

This section was added to the act by the Mental Health Act 2007. It prevents the Court of Protection from making provision for an adult to be deprived of his/her liberty under this act if they are “ineligible”. Schedule 1A sets out which adults are ineligible to be deprived of their liberty under this act. […]

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