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Children Act 1989 (Consequential Amendment of Enactments) Order 1991

"Article 3 amends section 26 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (Definition of "relative" and "nearest relative") to include in the definition of "relative" for the purposes of Part II of that Act (Compulsory admission to hospital and guardianship functions of relatives of patients) a father who has acquired parental responsibility for a child although he was not married to the child's mother at the time of the child's birth." Article 3 of this Order amends s26 MHA 1983.

LEGISLATION DATABASE

Full text: Legislation.gov.uk

Type: UK Statutory Instrument🔍

Year: 2019🔍

Number: 1881

Subject: Legislation amending MHA 1983🔍

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