Coronavirus resources

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Links to and summaries of all Coronavirus resources on the MHLO database - currently there are 75 - can be found at the following link: Coronavirus resources database.

Follow the coronavirus regulations and Government advice.

Newer resources

As of 22/3/20, all resouces in the database were listed under the heading "Resources" in this summary page. If any documents are added to the database after that date they will automatically appear in a list immediately below:


For lawyers

For those who work with the Mental Health Tribunal

For those working with the Court of Protection

MHT for Scotland

MHRT for Wales

  • Nothing has been published (as of 22/3/20). As in England, the Welsh tribunal rules allow for hearings by video link or telephone, and pre-hearing medical examinations "so far as practicable". Unlike in England, a rule change would be needed to allow for disposal of proceedings without a hearing, and primary legislation would be needed to change panel composition (as Welsh tribunal composition is set out in MHA 1983 sched 2).

Parole Board, family and civil courts, jury trials

Courts and tribunals generally

Coronavirus Bill

For health and social care professionals



In addition to the resources concerning the Coronavirus Bill above, here is some relevant legislation:

External links

These are general advice pages so do not have their own page in the MHLO resources database.

The following web pages/sites are updated regularly: