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Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Consent to Treatment) Regulations 1983

N.B. See Mental Health Regulations page for details of regulations which supersede the regulations on this page.

Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Consent to Treatment) Regulations 1983 (as amended)

N.B. These Regulations have been superseded: see Mental Health Regulations for details.

Contents

Regulations: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Schedules: 1, 2

Explanatory note

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1983 No. 893

MENTAL HEALTH

The Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Consent to Treatment) Regulations 1983

Made - - - -  23rd June 1983
Laid before Parliament  1st July 1983
Coming into Operation  30th September 1983


ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

Part I: General

Regulation 1 - Citation and commencement

Regulation 2 - Interpretation

Regulation 3 - Documents


Part II: Procedures and records relating to hospital admissions and guardianship

Regulation 4 - Procedure for and record of hospital admissions

Regulation 5 - Procedure for and acceptance of guardianship applications

Regulation 6 - Procedure for and record of reclassification of patients

Regulation 7 - Transfer from hospital to hospital or guardianship

Regulation 8 - Transfer from guardianship to guardianship or hospital

Regulation 9 - Conveyance to hospital on transfer

Regulation 10 - Renewal of authority for detention or guardianship

Regulation 10A - Detention or guardianship after absence without leave for more than 28 days

Regulation 11 - Removal to England and Wales


Part III: Functions of guardians and nearest relatives

Regulation 12 - Duties of private guardians

Regulation 13 - Visits of patients subject to guardianship

Regulation 14 - Performance of functions of nearest relative

Regulation 15 - Discharge by nearest relative


Part IV: Consent to treatment

Regulation 16 - Consent to treatment


Part V: Correspondence of patients

Regulation 17 - Inspection and opening of postal packets

Regulation 18 - Review of decisions to withhold postal packets


Part VI: Transitional provisions and revocations

Regulation 19 - Transitional provisions

Regulation 20 - Revocations


Schedules

Regulations Schedule 1 — Forms for use in connection with compulsory admission to hospital, guardianship and consent to treatment.

Regulations Schedule 2 — Revocations.


Explanatory note

Mental Health Regulations explanatory note

Amending legislation

Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Consent to Treatment) Amendment Regulations 1997