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Statute law

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This page contains links to the most useful pieces of legislation for mental health practitioners. See also Category:Legislation overviews.


Browse through the "category tree" by clicking on the arrow symbols below.

Main legislation

Mental Health Act 2007

Mental Health Act 1983

Mental Capacity Act 2005

Other legislation

Miscellaneous legislation(120 pages)

New database structure

The legislation pages are currently being restructured so in addition to the current page, please check Special:Drilldown/Legislation.

Since January 2019 all new case law, legislation and resources have been added to a searchable database. Some older material has also been added. Progress in transfer to new database structure:

All pages remain within the old category structure. More powerful searches can be conducted on those items which are in the new database (click "browse" to find out more).