Regulation 18

Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Consent to Treatment) Regulations 1983 (as amended)

N.B. These Regulations have been superseded: see Mental Health Regulations for details.


Regulations: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Schedules: 1, 2

Explanatory note


Review of decisions to withhold postal packets

18.—(1) Every application for review by the Commission under section 121(7) (review of any decision to withhold a postal packet, or anything contained in it, under section 134)—

(a) shall be made in such manner as the Commission may accept as sufficient in the circumstances of any particular case or class of case and may be made otherwise than in writing; and
(b) shall be made, delivered or sent to an office of the Commission.

(2) Any person making such an application shall furnish to the Commission the notice of the withholding of the postal packet or anything contained in it, given under section 134(6), or a copy of that notice.

(3) For the purpose of determining any such application the Commission may direct the production of such documents, information and evidence as it may reasonably require.