MHA 1983 s130

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

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

Part IX contents

126, 127, 128, 129, 130

All Parts

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

Mental Health Act 2007

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Prosecutions by local authorities

130. A local social services authority may institute proceedings for any offence under this Part of this Act, but without prejudice to any provision of this Part of this Act requiring the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions for the institution of such proceedings.