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Law Society, 'White paper on reforming the Mental Health Act - Law Society response' (22/4/21)

2021-04 Law Society MHA reform consultation response.pdf

MHA reform consultation response The website's summary page mentions resources, treatment to facilitate early discharge, arbitrary distinctions between classes of patients (based on capacity and involvement in the criminal justice system), earlier automatic tribunal references for people with impaired mental capacity, and community-based alternatives for those with LD/autism rather than continued detention outside the MHA.

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Thanks to Richard Jones (Blake Morgan Solicitors) for sending the PDF when it wasn't possible to download it from the Law Society website.


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Type: Consultation response🔍

Title: White paper on reforming the Mental Health Act - Law Society response

Author: Law Society🔍

Date: 22/4/21🔍

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