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Compulsory treatment

Compulsory treatment under the Mental Health Act 1983 is governed by Part 4 (s56 and following). Compulsory treatment is also possible in certain circumstances under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

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External links

Peter Bartlett, '"The necessity must be convincingly shown to exist": standards for compulsory treatment for mental disorder under the Mental Health Act 1983' (2011) Med L Rev 1


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