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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  EWHC 3163 (QB),  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.
|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.
|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.