Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Preamble: 'A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about primary mental health support services; the coordination of and planning for secondary mental health services; assessments of the needs of former users of secondary mental health services; independent advocacy for persons detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other persons who are receiving in-patient hospital treatment for mental health; and for connected purposes. This Measure, passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 2 November 2010 and approved by Her Majesty in Council on 15 December 2010, enacts the following provisions...'

See also


Welsh Assembly emails

External links

Welsh Assembly Government, 'Implementing the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010: Guidance for Local Health Boards and Local Authorities' (dated January 2011, published 3/2/11)

Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 on

Proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure page on Welsh Assembly website

Mental Health Wales, 'AMs approve Proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure', news item 5/11/10

Mental Health Wales, 'National Assembly to Approve New Welsh Mental Health Law on Tuesday 2nd November', news item 1/11/10

Welsh Government, 'The Duty to Review: Inception Report: Post-Legislative Assessment of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010' (8/4/13). This report describes the proposed review of the Measure; an interim evaluation report will be published by 31/3/14 and a final report before January 2016. Suggestions are sought for additional or complimentary evidence to inform these reports.