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Tribunal Rules

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On 3/11/08 the Tribunal systems in both England and Wales changed, but in different ways. In England, the Mental Health Review Tribunals were abolished and became part of the Health Education and Social Care chamber of the First Tier Tribunal. In Wales, the Tribunal remained the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales.

England - First-tier Tribunal Wales - MHRT for Wales
Rules and Practice Direction

Other guidance

Rules and Practice Direction


Appeals go to the English Upper Tribunal.

Other links

England & Wales
Upper Tribunal

The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeal Chamber) replaces judicial review in relation to Tribunal decisions.

First-tier and Upper Tribunals

Legal Action articles (reproduced by kind permission)

Old rules
Until 3/11/08, the Mental Health Review Tribunal Rules 1983 apply to the MHRT in both England and Wales.
Other external links

Related legislation

The following is an automatically-generated list of the pages in Category:Tribunal legislation:

See also

Summary of Tribunal Rules

Mental Health Review Tribunal

Tribunal forms

Related book

Phil Fennell et al, Mental Health Tribunals: Law, Policy and Practice (Law Society, 2013)