MHA 1983 sched 1

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

Law as at 19/11/11

Schedules contents

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

All Parts

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

Changes made by Mental Health Act 2007

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See also

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

Law

s40(4), s41(3) and (5) and s55(5).

APPLICATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS TO PATIENTS SUBJECT TO HOSPITAL AND GUARDIANSHIP ORDERS

PART I

PATIENTS NOT SUBJECT TO SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS


1. Sections 9, 10, 17 [to 17C, 17E, 17F, 20A],[1] [21 to 21B,][2] 24(3) and (4), [26][1] to 28, 31, 32, 34, 67 and 76 shall apply in relation to the patient without modification.

2. Sections [...][1] [17D, 17G, 18 to 20, 20B],[1] 22, 23 [...][1] [, 66 and 68][1] shall apply in relation to the patient with the modifications specified in [paragraphs 2A][1] [to 10][1] below.

[2A. In section 17D(2)(a) for the reference to section 6(2) above there shall be substituted a reference to section 40(1)(b) below.

2B. In section 17G—

(a) in subsection (2) for the reference to section 6(2) above there shall be substituted a reference to section 40(1)(b) below;
(b) in subsection (4) for paragraphs (a) and (b) there shall be substituted the words "the order or direction under Part 3 of this Act in respect of him were an order or direction for his admission or removal to that other hospital"; and
(c) in subsection (5) for the words from "the patient" to the end there shall be substituted the words "the date of the relevant order or direction under Part 3 of this Act were the date on which the community treatment order is revoked".][1]

3. [...][1]

4. In section 18 subsection (5) shall be omitted.

5. In section 19(2) for the words from "as follows" to the end of the subsection there shall be substituted the words "as if the order or direction under Part III of this Act by virtue of which he was liable to be detained or subject to guardianship before being transferred were an order or direction for his admission or removal to the hospital to which he is transferred, or placing him under the guardianship of the authority or person into whose guardianship he is transferred, as the case may be".

[5A. In section 19A(2), paragraph (b) shall be omitted.][1]

6. In section 20—

(a) in subsection (1) for the words from "day on which he was" to "as the case may be" there shall be substituted the words "date of the relevant order or direction under Part III of this Act"; [...][1]
(b) [...][1]

[6A. In section 20B(1), for the reference to the application for admission for treatment there shall be substituted a reference to the order or direction under Part 3 of this Act by virtue of which the patient is liable to be detained.][1]

7. In section 22 for references to an application for admission or a guardianship application there shall be substituted references to the order or direction under Part III of this Act by virtue of which the patient is liable to be detained or subject to guardianship.

8. In section 23(2)—

(a) in paragraph (a) the words "for assessment or" shall be omitted; and
(b) in paragraphs (a) [to (c)][1] the references to the nearest relative shall be omitted.

[8A. [...][1]][2]

9. In section 66—

(a) in subsection (1), paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (g) and (h), the words in parenthesis in paragraph (i) and paragraph (ii) shall be omitted; and
(b) in subsection (2), paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (g)[, and in paragraph (d) ", (g)", shall be omitted.][2]

[10. In section 68—

(a) in subsection (1) paragraph (a) shall be omitted; and
(b) subsections (2) to (5) shall apply if the patient falls within paragraph (e) of subsection (1), but not otherwise.][1]
PART II PATIENTS SUBJECT TO SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS


1 . Sections 24(3) and (4), 32 and 76 shall apply in relation to the patient without modification.

2. Sections [17, 18, 19],[1] 22, 23 and 34 shall apply in relation to the patient with the modifications specified in paragraphs 3 to 8 below.

3. In section 17—

(a) in subsection (1) after the word "may" there shall be inserted the words "with the consent of the Secretary of State";
[(aa) subsections (2A) and (2B) shall be omitted;][1]
(b) in subsection (4) after the words ["the responsible clinician" and after the words "that clinician"][1] there shall be inserted the words "or the Secretary of State"; and
(c) in subsection (5) after the word "recalled" there shall be inserted the words ["by the responsible clinician"],[1] and for the words from "he has ceased" to the end of the subsection there shall be substituted the words "the expiration of the period of [twelve][2] months beginning with the first day of his absence on leave".

4. In section 18 there shall be omitted—

(a) in subsection (1) the words "subject to the provisions of this section"; and
(b) subsections (3), (4) and (5).

5. In section 19—

(a) in subsection (1) after the word "may" in paragraph (a) there shall be inserted the words "with the consent of the Secretary of State", and the words from "or in" to the end of the subsection shall be omitted; [...][3]
(b) in subsection (2) for the words from "as follows" to the end of the subsection there shall be substituted the words "as if the order or direction under Part III of this Act by virtue of which he was liable to be detained before being transferred were an order or direction for his admission or removal to the hospital to which he is transferred"; [and
(c) in subsection (3) after the words "may at any time" there shall be inserted the words ", with the consent of the Secretary of State,".][3]

[6 In section 22, subsections (1) and (5) shall not apply.][1]

7. In section 23—

(a) in subsection (1) references to guardianship shall be omitted and after the word "made" there shall be inserted the words "with the consent of the Secretary of State and" and
(b) in subsection (2)—
(i) in paragraph (a) the words "for assessment or" and "or by the nearest relative of the patient" shall be omitted; and
(ii) paragraph (b) shall be omitted.

8. In section 34, in subsection (1) the definition of "the nominated medical attendant" and subsection (3) shall be omitted.

Amendments

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 Mental Health Act 2007 s55 & sch 11 by Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 6 and After-care under Supervision: Savings, Modifications and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008; s11, s32 & sch 3, s33, s37, s55 & sch 11 by Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 wef 3/11/08
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995
  3. 3.0 3.1 Crime (Sentences) Act 1997