Mental Health Act 2007 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2008

This Order amends Acts and SIs as a consequence of the Mental Health Act 2007.

Extract from Explanatory Note

The purpose of this Order is to make amendments to certain Acts and Statutory Instruments as a consequence of the enactment of the Mental Health Act 2007 ( “the 2007 Act”).

Article 1 provides for citation and commencement. While the majority of the Order comes into force on 3 November 2008, amendments consequential on the repeal of provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 ( “the 1983 Act”) that deal with after care under supervision ( “ACUS”) will not come into force until 4th May 2009, the day after the day on which ACUS classification will end.

External link

Mental Health Act 2007 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2008 on Statute Law Database