MHA 1983 s54A

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

Law as at 19/11/11

Part III contents

35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 39A, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 45A, 45B, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 54A, 55

All Parts

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Mental Health Act 2007

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See also

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Law

Reduction of period for making hospital orders

54A.[1]—(1) The Secretary of State may by order reduce the length of the periods mentioned in sections 37(4) and (5) and 38(4) above.

(2) An order under subsection (1) above may make such consequential amendments of sections 40(1) and 44(3) above as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient.

Amendments

  1. Criminal Justice Act 1991