MHA 1983 s64J

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

Law as at 19/11/11

Part 4A contents

64A, 64B, 64C, 64D, 64E, 64F, 64FA, 64G, 64H, 64I, 64J, 64K

All Parts

I, II, III, IV, 4A, V, VI, VIII, IX, X, Schedules

Change made by Mental Health Act 2007

Related cases

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See also

[The chapter/paragraph numbers here refer to the 2008 versions of the Code of Practice and Reference Guide.]


Factors to be considered in determining whether patient objects to treatment

[[64J.—(1) In assessing for the purposes of this Part whether he has reason to believe that a patient objects to treatment, a person shall consider all the circumstances so far as they are reasonably ascertainable, including the patient's behaviour, wishes, feelings, views, beliefs and values.

(2) But circumstances from the past shall be considered only so far as it is still appropriate to consider them.][1]


  1. Mental Health Act 2007 s35; Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No.7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 wef 3/11/08