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|Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018||UK Public General Act||Other useful legislation||
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.
|Data Protection Act 1998||UK Public General Act||Other useful legislation||
Data protection legislation
|Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act 2004||UK Public General Act||Legislation amending MHA 1983 • Other useful legislation|
|Mental Health Act 1959||UK Public General Act||Other useful legislation||
Precursor to Mental Health Act 1983.
|Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018||UK Public General Act||Other useful legislation||
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.
|NHS and Community Care Act 1990||UK Public General Act||Legislation amending MHA 1983 • Other useful legislation|
|Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974||UK Public General Act||Other useful legislation||
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" (s5(8)) 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" (s5(2)). The Act goes on to say: "Where no provision is made by or under a ... relevant order for the last day on which the order is to have effect, the rehabilitation period for the order is to be the period of 24 months beginning with the date of conviction."
|Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014||Act of the National Assembly for Wales||Other useful legislation||
"An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to reform social services law; to make provision about improving the well-being outcomes for people who need care and support and carers who need support; to make provision about co-operation and partnership by public authorities with a view to improving the well-being of people; to make provision about complaints relating to social care and palliative care; and for connected purposes."