Mental Health Act 2007
For an overview of the Mental Health Act 2007, see Mental Health Act 2007 Overview. That page contains details of all the changes made by the new Act and the related secondary legislation. The 2007 Act is an amending Act so cannot easily be read on its own.
- DH documents, showing the old Acts with all the changes (using
strikethroughand underlining). Check see Mental Health Act 2007 in force dates.
- Mental Capacity Act 2005 as amended by Mental Health Act 2007 (16/1/09 version)
- House of Commons Health Committee, 'Post-legislative scrutiny of the Mental Health Act 2007: First Report of Session 2013–14' (HC 584, 14/8/13). Chapter headings are: (1) Introduction; (2) The Appropriate Treatment Test, Community Treatment Orders and detention; (3) Independent Mental Health Advocates; (4) Places of safety; (5) Supervised Community Treatment; (6) Interaction with the Mental Capacity Act 2005; (7) Ethnicity and the use of the Mental Health Act; (8) Conclusions and recommendations