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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.

Care Act 2014 and Children and Families Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Paragraph 29 of the Schedule amends s135(6).

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.

Children Act 1989 (Consequential Amendment of Enactments) Order 1991 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

"Article 3 amends section 26 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (Definition of "relative" and "nearest relative") to include in the definition of "relative" for the purposes of Part II of that Act (Compulsory admission to hospital and guardianship functions of relatives of patients) a father who has acquired parental responsibility for a child although he was not married to the child's mother at the time of the child's birth." Article 3 of this Order amends s26 MHA 1983.

Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources and Payment for Services) Regulations 2013 UK Statutory Instrument Legal Aid legislation

Financial eligibility for Legal Aid. In force 1/4/13.

Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 UK Statutory Instrument Legal Aid legislation

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 UK Statutory Instrument Legal Aid legislation

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 UK Statutory Instrument Court procedure legislation

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 UK Statutory Instrument Court procedure legislation

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 UK Statutory Instrument Court procedure legislation

The Civil Procedure Rules are used by the civil courts in England and Wales.

Community Legal Service (Financial) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 UK Statutory Instrument Legal Aid legislation

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 and Immigration Act 2008 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Commencement orders

Commencement order for Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008.

First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Tribunal legislation

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 UK Statutory Instrument Tribunal legislation

This repealed the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2008 and was subsequently itself amended.

Government of Wales Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications and Transitional Provisions) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Schedule 1 para 18 amends MHA 1983 s134 wef 1/5/07

Health Act 1999 (Supplementary, Consequential, etc Provisions) Order 2000 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

"This Order makes amendments to certain enactments, and related provision, consequential upon provisions of the Health Act 1999 ("the Act") concerning Primary Care Trusts and high security psychiatric services." Schedule 1 para 16 amends s12, s19, s23, s24, s32, s134, s139 and s145 MHA 1983.

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No 9, Consequential Amendments and Transitory, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2009 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

These Regulations relate to the dissolution of the Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection (CHAI), the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) and the Mental Health Act Commission (MHAC), and the creation of the Care Quality Commission. In force 1/4/09 (except for two minor amendments in force on 6/4/09).

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments No.2) Order 2010 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

This Order makes amendments to primary legislation, including the MHA 1983, consequential on the replacement, for England, of the registration of health and social care providers under Part 2 of the Care Standards Act 2000 with the new registration system under Part 1 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008. Amends s24, s34, s119 and s145. In force 1/10/10.

Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments and Practitioner Psychologists) Order 2009 (Commencement No 1 and Transitional Provisions) Order of Council 2009 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 secondary legislation - DOLS

Yes, that is the real name. Among other over-complicated things, transitional arrangements relating to psychologist AMHPs and BIAs come into force on 1/7/09. Until 30/6/12, they can either be chartered psychologists (registered by the BPS) or psychologists registered by the HPC. It is expected that before the end of the transitional period the legislation will be amended to refer only to those registered by the HPC.

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)'."

Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty: Appointment of Relevant Person's Representative) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 secondary legislation - DOLS

In force 3/11/08.

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Commencement No.1) (Amendment) Order 2006 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders Commencement orders

This commencement order relates to the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Commencement No.1) (England and Wales) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders

SI 563/2007 is the second commencement order under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Commencement No.1) Order 2006 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders

SI 2006/2814 is the first commencement order under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Commencement No.2) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders

SI 1897/2007 is the fourth commencement order under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Commencement) (Wales) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders

SI 856/2007 is the third commencement order under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders

In force 1/10/07.

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2005 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983 Scottish legislation

Article 12 applies MHA 1983 s139 to articles 2 to 11 of the Order. Schedule 1 amends s69, s79, s80, s88, s90, s91, s92 and s135 MHA 1983. Schedule 3 repeals s25J(1), s80(2) to (6), s80A(2) and (3), and part of s116.

Mental Health (Northern Ireland Consequential Amendments) Order 1986 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983 Northern Irish legislation

This Order amends s81, s82, s86, s88 and s110 MHA 1983.

Mental Health (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2018 UK Statutory Instrument Northern Irish legislation

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 (Patients in the Community) (Transfers from Scotland) Regulations 1996 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

"These Regulations prescribe modifications to sections 25A to 25I and other provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 to enable patients who are subject to community care orders made under the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984, and who wish to move to England or Wales, to become subject to after-care under supervision (regulation 2 and the Schedule). Community care orders and after-care under supervision were introduced by the Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995 which amends the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984." The Schedule modifies the following MHA 1983 sections insofar as they apply to the above-mentioned patients: s25A, s25B, s25C, s25D, s25G, s72 and s76.

Mental Health Act 1983 (Remedial) Order 2001 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Article 3 amends s72 MHA 1983. Article 4 amends s73.

Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Mental Health Act 2007 commencement orders Mental Capacity Act 2005 commencement orders

Official explanatory note: "This Order is the second commencement order made under the Mental Health Act 2007 and brings into force section 51 of that Act in relation to England and Wales. Section 51 makes a minor amendment to MCA 2005 s20(11)(a). It replaces the word “or” with “and”." In force 1/10/07.

NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (Supplementary, Consequential, etc Provisions) Regulations 2002 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Various amendments to the MHA 1983.

Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

'This Order amends certain statutory provisions and makes other provision in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Amendment of Schedule 3) Order 2010. That Order amends Schedule 3 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 so that certain policing and justice matters (as defined in section 4(6) of the 1998 Act) cease to be reserved matters and become transferred matters.' (extract from explanatory note) Amends MHA 1983 s82, s82A, s86 and s139.

Offender Management Act 2007 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Sch 1 para 7(2) of 2008 SI 1210 amends s134(3)(e) (correspondence of patients) wef 1/4/08. Also amended is sch 6 MHA 2007 (which itself amends the DVCVA 2004). Also amended is Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964

Parole Board Rules 2019 UK Statutory Instrument Court procedure legislation

The Gov.uk website lists the following as significant changes: (1) IPP licence termination; (2) New powers to release any prisoner on the papers; (3) Third party directions; (4) Appointing representatives; (5) Non-disclosure applications; (6) Decision on the papers after a case has been sent to oral hearing; (7) Decision summaries; (8) Reconsideration mechanism. Supersedes the Parole Board Rules 2016 (though those rules apply for parole reviews referred before 22/7/19).

Primary Care Trusts (Functions) (England) Amendment Regulations 2002 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

SI 2002/555 amends Primary Care Trusts (Functions) (England) Regulations 2000 insofar as those Regulations mention MHA 1983 s12.

Qualifications for Appointment of Members to the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal Order 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Tribunal legislation

Qualification for appointment.

Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) (No 2) Order 1999 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983 Scottish legislation

Schedule 2 para 71 amends s134 and s142 MHA 1983.

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2004 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Article 9 amends MHA 1983 s134.

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2016 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Regulation 37 amends s135(6).

Transfer of Tribunal Functions (Lands Tribunal and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2009 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983 Tribunal legislation

This Order amends s77 so that withdrawn First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health) applications can be remade, and adds new para 5 to MHA 1983 sched 2 so that members of the English Tribunal can hear cases in the Welsh Tribunal. In force 1/6/09.

Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Tribunal legislation Legislation amending MHA 1983

This order, which came into force on 3/11/08, made under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, amongst other things, transferred functions to the newly-created First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal.

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.

Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (Commencement No 2) Order 2007 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

Brings into force the parts of Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 which amend the MHA 1983, on 6/4/07.

Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) Order 2008 UK Statutory Instrument Legislation amending MHA 1983

With effect from 10/7/08, the functions under MHA 1983 s86, so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, are transferred to the Welsh Ministers - except in relation to a patient who is subject to one or more of: (i) a restriction order made under s41; (ii) a hospital direction made under s45A(3)(a); (iii) a limitation direction made under s45A(3)(b); (iv) a restriction direction made under s49.

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