MHA 1983 s130G

Mental Health Act 1983
(as amended)

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

Part X contents

130A, 130B, 130C, 130D, 130E, 130F, 130G, 130H, 130I, 130J, 130K, 130L, 131, 131A, 132, 132A, 133, 134, 135, 136, 136A, 136B, 136C, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 142A, 142B, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149

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

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Arrangements under section 130E for Welsh qualifying informal patients

[130G.—(1) The help available to a Welsh qualifying informal patient under arrangements under section 130E shall include help in obtaining information about and understanding–

(a) what (if any) medical treatment is given to him or is proposed or discussed in his case;
(b) why it is given, proposed or discussed;
(c) the authority under which it is, or would be, given.

(2) The help available under the arrangements to a Welsh qualifying informal patient shall also include–

(a) help (by way of representation or otherwise)–
(i) for patients who wish to become involved, or more involved, in decisions made about their care or treatment, or care or treatment generally;
(ii) for patients who wish to complain about their care or treatment;
(b) the provision of information about other services which are or may be available to the patient;
(c) other help specified in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers.][1]


  1. Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 s33; Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 (Commencement No.1 and Transitional Provision) Order 2011 art 3(b) (2/4/12); subject to the transitional provision that 'where a qualifying patient in Wales is receiving help under arrangements made under section 130A ... [f]rom the 3/1/12 the help is to be treated as if it had been given under arrangements made under section 130E' (same Order, art 5)


Wales only.