Tribunal forms

Please use the 'external links' section below.


  • Form HQ1 (5/8/14, v4). An additional box has been added stating: 'If the patient is legally aided, please confirm that an accredited member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Panel will be representing the patient at the hearing.'
  • Form CMR1 (31/7/14)†. A new Part D has been added with the following two tick boxes: "A Pre-hearing Examination by the tribunal doctor is requested because: (a) the patient wishes there to be such an examination; (b) the patient lacks the capacity to make such a decision, and the patient’s representative wishes there to be such an examination." It then has an empty text box preceded by: "Requests for a pre-hearing examination by the tribunal doctor will be granted automatically if received by the tribunal 14 days or more before the hearing. [Send to] Otherwise reasons must be given to show why a pre-hearing examination is necessary for a fair and just disposal of the case. Where required, the reasons for this request are: ..." The covering email from the secretariat states: "It is important to note that for a Pre Hearing Examination request received less than 14 days prior to the hearing date, a CMR1 is required in all cases as they will require a Judicial decision. Please also note: Requests for a pre-hearing examination will be granted automatically if received by the tribunal 14 days or more before the hearing. Requests should be made on the T129 form and emailed to Any requests received on or after the 4 August that are not on either the T129 or CMR1 will not be actioned and may be returned to you."

Archived material

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Case Management Request form

  • Mental Health Tribunal, 'CMR1: Case Management Request form'. This voluntary form, introduced in March 2011, is intended to ensure that applicants provide the necessary information under the Rules when applying for directions, postponement, prohibition or disclosure of information, wasted costs, permission to withdraw an application, or other interlocutory matters (such as appointment of a representative). The form provides guidance and explains where it should be sent.

First-tier hearings

  • MHLA: New procedure for Tribunal applications and references - 23/8/10 - The Tribunal secretariat have introduced new application and referral forms, and a guidance document. They state that from 1/10/10 incomplete application forms will be rejected unless satisfactory reasons are given, and ask that duplicate forms are not sent.
  • Application to First–Tier Tribunal (Mental Health): PDF or Word document - 20/8/10
  • Referral to First–Tier Tribunal (Mental Health): PDF or Word document - 20/8/10

Hearing questionnaire

First-tier appeals

Form P9 - Guidance Notes
Form P10 - Guidance Notes

Upper Tribunal

Guide for Applicants and Appellants using Form UT3 (Mental Health, England)


First-tier Tribunal:

Upper Tribunal:

See also

External links