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1983 No. 942
The Mental Health Review Tribunal Rules 1983
|Made - - - -||28th June 1983|
|Laid before Parliament||8th July 1983|
|Coming into Operation||30th September 1983|
ARRANGEMENT OF RULES
Part I: Introduction
MHRT Rules r1 - Title and commencement.
MHRT Rules r2 - Interpretation.
Part II: Preliminary matters
MHRT Rules r3 - Making an application.
MHRT Rules r4 - Notice of application.
MHRT Rules r5 - Preliminary and incidental matters.
MHRT Rules r6 - Statements by the responsible authority and the Secretary of State.
MHRT Rules r7 - Notice to other persons interested.
MHRT Rules r8 - Appointment of the tribunal.
MHRT Rules r9 - Powers to postpone consideration of an application.
Part III General provisions
MHRT Rules r10 - Representation, etc.
MHRT Rules r11 - Medical examination.
MHRT Rules r12 - Disclosure of documents.
MHRT Rules r13 - Directions.
MHRT Rules r14 - Evidence.
MHRT Rules r15 - Further information.
MHRT Rules r16 - Adjournment.
MHRT Rules r17 - Transfer of proceedings.
MHRT Rules r18 - Two or more pending applications.
MHRT Rules r19 - Withdrawal of application.
Part IV: The hearing
MHRT Rules r20 - Notice of hearing.
MHRT Rules r21 - Privacy of proceedings.
MHRT Rules r22 - Hearing procedure.
Part V: Decisions, further consideration and miscellaneous provisions
MHRT Rules r23 - Decisions.
MHRT Rules r24 - Communication of decisions.
MHRT Rules r25 - Further consideration.
MHRT Rules r26 - Time.
MHRT Rules r27 - Service of notices, etc.
MHRT Rules r28 - Irregularities.
Part VI: References and applications by patients detained for assessment
MHRT Rules r29 - References.
MHRT Rules r30 - Making an assessment application.
MHRT Rules r31 - Appointment of a tribunal and hearing date.
MHRT Rules r32 - Provision of admission papers, etc.
MHRT Rules r33 - General procedure, hearing procedure and decisions.
Part VII: Transitional provisions and revocations
MHRT Rules r34 - Transitional provisions.
MHRT Rules r35 - Revocations.
Schedule 1: Statements by the responsible authority and the Secretary of State.
MHRT Rules sch 1 part A — Information relating to patients (other than conditionally discharged patients [and patients subject (or to be subject) to after-care under supervision]).
MHRT Rules sch 1 part B — Reports relating to patients (other than conditionally discharged patients [and patients subject (or to be subject) to after-care under supervision]).
MHRT Rules sch 1 part C — Information relating to conditionally discharged patients.
MHRT Rules sch 1 part D — Reports relating to conditionally discharged patients.
MHRT Rules sch 1 part E — Information and documents relating to patients subject (or to be subject) to after-care under supervision.
MHRT Rules sch 1 part F — Reports relating to patients subject (or to be subject) to after-care under supervision.
MHRT Rules sch 2 — Revocations.
Explanatory note/Introductory text
The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 78 of the Mental Health Act 1983 and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with the Council on Tribunals in accordance with section 10 of the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971, hereby makes the following Rules:—