Mental Health (Patients in the Community) (Transfers from Scotland) Regulations 1996

"These Regulations prescribe modifications to sections 25A to 25I and other provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 to enable patients who are subject to community care orders made under the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984, and who wish to move to England or Wales, to become subject to after-care under supervision (regulation 2 and the Schedule). Community care orders and after-care under supervision were introduced by the Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995 which amends the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984." The Schedule modifies the following MHA 1983 sections insofar as they apply to the above-mentioned patients: s25A, s25B, s25C, s25D, s25G, s72 and s76.


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Type: UK Statutory Instrument🔍

Year: 1996🔍

Number: 295

Subject: Legislation amending MHA 1983🔍

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