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Legislation > Subject : Coronavirus legislation or Miscellaneous legislation

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Access to Health Records Act 1990 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

"An Act to establish a right of access to health records by the individuals to whom they relate and other persons; to provide for the correction of inaccurate health records and for the avoidance of certain contractual obligations; and for connected purposes."

Access to Justice Act 1999 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

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 UK Statutory Instrument Miscellaneous legislation

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.

Administration of Justice Act 1969 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

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 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

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 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

"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]

Care Quality Commission (Additional Functions) Regulations 2009 UK Statutory Instrument Miscellaneous legislation

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 Contingencies Act 2004 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

This legislation is not directly relevant to mental health law, but is included here because it is referred to in some resources concerning the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Act 2020 UK Public General Act Legislation amending MHA 1983 Coronavirus legislation

This Act, among other things, amends the MHA 1983 in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The Act is in force on 25/3/20, although s10 and schedules 8-11 (amendments to the MHA and NI/Scottish equivalents) will commence on a date to be specified in regulations. The paragraphs of schedule relating to "Constitution and proceedings of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales" came into force on 27/3/20.

Coronavirus Act 2020 (Commencement No 1) (Wales) Regulations 2020 Wales Statutory Instrument Commencement orders Coronavirus legislation

This brings into force: (1) paragraphs 11, 12 and 13 of schedule 8, removing the need for three panel members and making other changes to MHRT for Wales procedure, on 27/3/20; (2) some of schedule 12, removing and modifying certain duties under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, on 1/4/20.

Criminal Justice Act 2003 UK Public General Act Legislation amending MHA 1983 Miscellaneous legislation

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.

Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 UK Statutory Instrument Coronavirus legislation

The explanatory note states: "These Regulations supplement the health protection regime found in Part 2A of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 in the event that there exists a serious and imminent threat to public health from the virus known as 'Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)'."

Prison Act 1952 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

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."

Representation of the People Act 1983 UK Public General Act Miscellaneous legislation

This Act deals with, among other things, voting rights for detained patients.

Tribunal Procedure (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Rules 2020 UK Statutory Instrument Coronavirus legislation

Rule 2 amends the MHT's rules: (1) new power in new rule 5A to dispose of proceedings without hearing if the matter is urgent, it is not reasonably practicable to hold a hearing (including a remote hearing) and it is in the interests of justice to do so. (2) section 2 hearings to start within 10 days rather than 7 days, with an explicit power to ignore this deadline if the tribunal considers it "not reasonably practicable". In force 10/4/20. These rules will expire on the same day as section 55(b) of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (public participation in proceedings conducted by video or audio). (3) A further change, relating to public/private hearings is inserted into the part of the HESC rules which do not apply to mental health cases.

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