MHA 1983 s122

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

Law as at 19/11/11 unless otherwise stated under "Amendments" heading

Part VIII contents

114, 114ZA, 114A, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125

All Parts

I, II, III, IV, 4A, V, VI, VIII, IX, X, Schedules

Mental Health Act 2007

Related cases

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  • R (RJM) v SSWP [2008] UKHL 63 — Social welfare payments come within the scope of Article 1 Protocol 1; homelessness is an "other status" under Article 14; depriving the homeless of disability premiums was justified; the Court of Appeal is free (but not obliged) to follow an ECtHR decision rather than a previous inconsistent CA decision, but (absent wholly exceptional circumstances) must follow any previous House of Lords decision.

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See also

[The chapter/paragraph numbers which appear below (if any) refer to the 2008 versions of the Code of Practice and Reference Guide.]


Provision of pocket money for in-patients in hospital

122.—(1) The [Welsh Ministers may (in relation to Wales)][1] pay to persons who are receiving treatment as in-patients (whether liable to be detained or not) in [...][2] hospitals wholly or mainly used for the treatment of persons suffering from mental disorder, such amounts as [the Welsh Ministers think fit][1] in respect of [those persons'][1] occasional personal expenses where it appears to [the Welsh Ministers][1] that [those persons][1] would otherwise be without resources to meet those expenses.

(2) For the purposes of [[...][1] the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006],[3] the making of payments under this section to persons for whom hospital services are provided under [that Act][1] shall be treated as included among those services.