Legislation

Section 52 – Transfer and amendment of functions under the Mental Health Act 1983

Introduction

This section transferred various functions of the secretary of state (but not the Welsh ministers) under the Mental Health Act 1983 to the CQC, including the functions of appointing second opinion doctors where required under the compulsory treatment provisions of the 1983 act and receiving reports on patients subject to certain forms of compulsory treatment, […]

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