Tribunal guidance T122: Information for non-restricted patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (27/9/22)
Guidance for patients The tribunal secretariat emails this to representatives (requesting that it be sent to the patient) and presumably sends it directly to unrepresented patients. Headings: The tribunal; Members of the tribunal; What the tribunal does; Recommendations the tribunal can make; How to apply to the tribunal; When to apply to the tribunal; When a hearing will take place; After you apply; Legal representation; Where the tribunal will be held; If you change your mind about having a tribunal; The tribunal hearing; Support at the hearing from someone other than a legal representative; The tribunal decision; Appeal against a tribunal decision; Further information.
Filename is "T122 - Updated October 2022". File last updated on 27/9/22.
The covering letter sent to patients states:
Thank you for your application to the Tribunal received on [date]. We will write to you again with details of the Tribunal hearing when all the necessary arrangements have been made.
We have enclosed a copy of our leaflet called “Information for Non-Restricted Patients” which will explain the Tribunal process and answer any questions you may have. Further information can also be found on our website www.justice.gov.uk.