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39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (Issue 90, November 2018) Preamble: "An Act to make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes." Royal assent: 1/11/18. The power to make regulations (s16) came into force when the Act was passed, and regulations will set out when the remainder comes into force.
Access to Justice Act 1999 Preamble: 'An Act to establish the Legal Services Commission, the Community Legal Service and the Criminal Defence Service; to amend the law of legal aid in Scotland; to make further provision about legal services; to make provision about appeals, courts, judges and court proceedings; to amend the law about magistrates and magistrates' courts; and to make provision about immunity from action and costs and indemnities for certain officials exercising judicial functions.'
Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) Order 2000 This Order sets out the general rule that appeals from the county courts other than in family proceedings will lie to the Court rather than to the Court of Appeal, and sets out the exceptions. In force 2/5/00.
Act of Sederunt (Transfer of Judicial Review Applications from the Court of Session) 2008 This states that "an application which challenges a procedural decision or a procedural ruling of the First-tier Tribunal" must be transferred by the (Scottish) Court of Session to the Upper Tribunal.
Administration of Justice Act 1969 Part 2 of the Act deals with 'leapfrog' appeals from the High Court directly to the Supreme Court, skipping out the Court of Appeal: for example, see Dunhill v Burgin [2012] EWHC 3163 (QB), [2012] MHLO 115 in which case a certificate for this was granted by the High Court.
Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 Part 10 relates to forced marriage. Preamble: "An Act to make provision about anti-social behaviour, crime and disorder, including provision about recovery of possession of dwelling-houses; to make provision amending the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, the Police Act 1997, Schedules 7 and 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000, the Extradition Act 2003 and Part 3 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011; to make provision about firearms, about sexual harm and violence and about forced marriage; to make provision about the police, the Independent Police Complaints Commission and the Serious Fraud Office; to make provision about invalid travel documents; to make provision about criminal justice and court fees; and for connected purposes."
Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 "An Act to amend the Terrorism Act 2000; to make further provision about terrorism and security; to provide for the freezing of assets; to make provision about immigration and asylum; to amend or extend the criminal law and powers for preventing crime and enforcing that law; to make provision about the control of pathogens and toxins; to provide for the retention of communications data; to provide for implementation of Title VI of the Treaty on European Union; and for connected purposes." [Introductory text]
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 This Act creates: (1) a new either-way offence of assault or battery committed against an emergency worker with a maximum sentence of 12 months, or a fine, or both; (2) a statutory aggravating factor for various offences when committed against an emergency worker. In force 13/11/18.
Care Quality Commission (Additional Functions) Regulations 2009 These Regulations give the Care Quality Commission functions, previously exercised by the MHAC, in relation to reviewing decisions to withhold items brought to high secure hospitals, internal post in high secure hospitals and decisions to record or monitor telephone calls in high secure hospitals.
Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources and Payment for Services) Regulations 2013 Financial eligibility for Legal Aid. In force 1/4/13.
Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 These regulations, among other things, amend the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013 so as to reduce by 20% the maximum hourly rates payable to experts in civil cases. New rates include psychiatrists at £108 and psychologists at £93.60 per hour. In force 2/12/13 (i.e. it applies where the relevant legal aid form is signed and dated, or an emergency application is granted under delegated functions, on or after 2/12/13).
Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013 Payment rates for legal fees and independent experts. No change to MH legal fees. Some changes to independent expert maximum hourly rates, including: (a) psychiatrist is £135 in any area (previously £90 in London); (b) psychologist is £117 in any area (previously £90 in London). The previous rates continue to apply to cases started after 3/10/11 but before 1/4/13. In force 1/4/13. Note that these fees were subsequently reduced by the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2013/2877.
Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2006 These Rules, among other things, revoke CCR Order 49 Rule 12 which related to nearest relative applications. See Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2005 for details and links.
Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2005 These Rules amend the Civil Procedure Rules by enabling a patient to be made a respondent to a s29 nearest relative displacement application. In force 4/4/05. The amended Rule (CCR Order 49 rule 12) was revoked on 6/4/07 but a similar position is retained in CPR PD8A para 18.3 which states: "(1) the nearest relative must be made a respondent, unless (a) the application is made on the grounds that the patient has no nearest relative or that it is not reasonably practicable to ascertain whether he has a nearest relative; or (b) the court orders otherwise; and (2) the court may order that any other person shall be made a respondent."
Civil Procedure Rules 1998 The Civil Procedure Rules are used by the civil courts in England and Wales.
Community Legal Service (Financial) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 These Regulations increase the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid and ensure the non-means-tested provision of legal representation in certain ‘deprivation of liberty’ cases (s21A appeals). In force 1/4/09 (DOL funding) and 6/4/09 (uprating).
Criminal Justice Act 2003 This legislation, amongst other things, (1) made amendments to the MHA 1983, and (2) states that the victim surcharge does not apply when the court makes an order under the Mental Health Act 1983.
Data Protection Act 1998 Data protection legislation
First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2008 This order, which came into force on 3/11/08, made under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 organises and sets out the functions of the various new Tribunal chambers. Revoked by the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2010.
First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2010 This repealed the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2008 and was subsequently itself amended.
Mental Health (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2018 This Order amends Article 77 (power to discharge patients other than restricted patients) of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986. The pre-existing situation "could have [had] the effect that a patient who is detainable for assessment, in accordance with Article 4, is discharged before the assessment period is completed even if they meet the criteria for detention assessment (but not the criteria the Tribunal must use)" (para 6.7 of explanatory memorandum).
Mental Health Act 1959 Precursor to Mental Health Act 1983.
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 Preamble: "An Act to make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes." Royal assent: 1/11/18. The power to make regulations (s16) came into force when the Act was passed, and regulations will set out when the remainder comes into force.
Prison Act 1952 Preamble: "An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to prisons and other institutions for offenders and related matters with corrections and improvements made under the Consolidation of Enactments (Procedure) Act 1949."
Qualifications for Appointment of Members to the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal Order 2008 Qualification for appointment.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Under this Act, as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, a hospital order (with or without a restriction order) is a "relevant order" and so the rehabilitation period ends on "[t]he day provided for by or under the order as the last day on which the order is to have effect".

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