Legislation

Mental Health Act 1983

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Introduction

To access the individual sections of the guide, click on the ‘Parts and Sections’ box to the right. Overview This Act regulates the control and compulsory treatment of people in England and Wales who suffer from mental disorder. It does this by authorising compulsory admission to hospital, and compulsory treatment in hospital, if strict conditions […]

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