MHA 1983 s140

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

Law as at 19/11/11

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[Notification of hospitals having arrangements for special cases][1]

140. It shall be the duty of [every clinical commissioning group and of][2] [...][2] every [Local Health Board][1] to give notice to every local social services authority for an area wholly or partly comprised within the [area of the [clinical commissioning group or][2] [...][2] [Local Health Board][1]][3] specifying the hospital or hospitals administered by [or otherwise available][4] [to the [clinical commissioning group or][2] [...][2] [Local Health Board][1]][5] in which arrangements are from time to time in force [—

(a) for the reception of patients in cases of special urgency;
(b) for the provision of accommodation or facilities designed so as to be specially suitable for patients who have not attained the age of 18 years.][6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 References to Health Authorities Order 2007
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Health and Social Care Act 2012 s45; Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Commencement No.4, Transitional, Savings and Transitory Provisions) Order 2013/160 art 2 (1/4/13)
  3. NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002
  4. NHS and Community Care Act 1990
  5. Health Authorities Act 1995
  6. Mental Health Act 2007 s31; Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No.7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 wef 3/11/08