C3S. The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. Act The Secretary of State must publish instructions under subsection (5) in such form as the Secretary of State may determine; but that does not apply to an instruction such as is mentioned in subsection (6). As well as the Mental Health Act 1983 and its amendments of 2007, 2012 and 2014 (resulting from the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Care Act 2014), the book includes relevant aspects of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 … long time to run. Powers of Secretary of State in respect of patients subject to restriction orders. Act you have selected contains over SECTION 12(2) MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1983 SUPERVISED MENTAL HEALTH ACT ASSESSMENT FORM Doctors applying under criteria B, C or D need to undertake two supervised mental health act assessments PATIENTS PERSONAL INFORMATION IS NOT REQUIRED ON THIS FORM 1. 58(2), 60, Sch. by 1957 c. 53, s. 63B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) The Whole ), F2S. Schedules you have selected contains over 4(1), Sch. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). Words in s. 12(1) inserted (3.11.2008) by, S. 12(3) substituted (3.11.2008) for s. 12(3)-(7) by, S. 12(2): certain functions not to be exercisable by a Primary Care Trust (E.) (1.4.2002) by virtue of 2000/695, reg. 2, para. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Guidance about compliance with obligations under this section begins at paragraph 14.77 of the Code of Practice. by 1968 c. 20, s. 23(4) (as substituted (prosp.) 8, 36(2), Sch. in all circumstances or only in specified circumstances; An agreement under this section may provide for an approval function to be exercisable by the other party—, for a period specified in the agreement, or. The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. Section 136 (s136) is part of the Mental Health Act. Approval is also required for practitioners … This date is our basedate. 8, 36(2), Sch. by 1996 c. 46, ss. It should be read in conjunction with the Mental Health Act Code of Practice and the 12(2): transfer of functions (E.) (1.4.2001) by S.I. 8, 36(2), Sch. 11; S.I. This section requires NHS bodies to notify local authorities in their areas of arrangements for receiving patients in cases of special urgency and of accommodation or facilities designed to be specially suited to patients aged under 18. MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1983 . 3, Sch. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. 2005/579, art. 2005/579, art. 2005/579, art. Page 3 of 9 1. The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. 6(3)), C2S. 2, para. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. by 1957 c. 53, s. 63C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) 2, para. ), F3S. They have specific expertise in mental disorder and have additionally received brief specific training in the application of the Mental Health Act 1983. An instruction under subsection (5) may require the other party to cease to exercise the function to such extent as the instruction specifies. The Whole The Mental Health Act 1983 If you have severe mental illness, you might be held under the Mental Health Act. Mental Health Act 1983, Section 12 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 02 December 2020. The Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice The MHA Code of Practice should be followed by professionals who are involved in your care and treatment. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. without There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. The act was passed to protect patients, the wider community and those who work with patients suffering from a mental disorder. Mental Health Act 1983, Section 12ZA is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 17 December 2020. This site additionally contains content derived from EUR-Lex, reused under the terms of the Commission Decision 2011/833/EU on the reuse of documents from the EU institutions. (6)An instruction under subsection (5) may require the other party to cease to exercise the function to such extent as the instruction specifies. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run. (9)The Secretary of State must publish instructions under subsection (5) in such form as the Secretary of State may determine; but that does not apply to an instruction such as is mentioned in subsection (6). may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a Section 12 (2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 requires that, in those cases where two medical recommendations for the compulsory admission of a mentally disordered person to hospital, or for reception into guardianship, are required, one of the two must be made by a practitioner approved for the purposes of that section by the Secretary of State. 2005/579, art. The Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 is the law in England and Wales which was updated in 2007. Schedules you have selected contains over Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box. About the MHA 1983. Of the medical recommendations given for the purposes of any such application, one shall be given by a practitioner approved for the purposes of this section by the Secretary of State as having special experience in the diagnosis or treatment of mental disorder; and unless that practitioner has previous acquaintance with the patient, the other such recommendation shall, if practicable, be given by a registered medical practitioner who has such previous acquaintance. Act you have selected contains over by 1996 c. 46, ss. 2(b) (with art. It tells people with mental health problems what their rights are regarding: assessment and treatment in hospital treatment in the community pathways into hospital, which can be civil or criminal Target Audience All staff within Mental Health & Learning Disability Services Description of Changes: Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic Gold Command agreed a review extension from May 2020 to November 2020 Section 117 Policy The Mental Health Act 1983 [as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007] Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. 2005/579, art. 2 para. 3, Sch. Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. 8, 36(2), Sch. Committal to hospital under s.43. the function of approving persons as approved clinicians. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. 4(1), Sch. Schedules you have selected contains over (3)An agreement under this section may, in particular, provide for an approval function to be exercisable by the other party—. 2, para. The duty to provide aftercare also applies if you are given section 17 … 2009/1511), the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy, lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item, confers power and blanket amendment details, links to related legislation and further information resources. Act you have selected contains over 3(h)(i)(ix)), (Act applied (prosp.) General provisions as to medical recommendations. It tells people with mental health problems what their rights are regarding: assessment and treatment in hospital; treatment in the community; pathways into hospital, which can be … 8, 36(2), Sch. 10); S.I. doctors and approved clinicians under section 5(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) and to certain nurses under section 5(4) of the MHA within Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust). 12ZA-12ZC inserted (1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 11; S.I. The Whole may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a 8, 36(2), Sch. 11; S.I. The Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice The MHA Code of Practice should be followed by professionals who are involved in your care and treatment. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. The recommendations required for the purposes of an application for the admission of a patient under this Part of this Act. Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act confers the ability to deprive individuals of their liberty and curtail their human rights. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing. Show Timeline of Changes: Procedure for Section 5.2 of Mental Health Act (Doctor’s Holding Power) Purpose of Policy/Assurance Statement The purpose of this procedure is to ensure that the use of Section 5(2) of Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) within the North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) is applied within a legal and best practice framework. by 1957 c. 53, s. 63B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) 58(2), 60, Sch. 58(2), 60, Sch. by 1996 c. 46, ss. by 1996 c. 46, ss. 4 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. A Section 12 Approved Doctor is a medically qualified doctor who has been recognised under Section 12 (2) of the Act. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. 2001/747, regs. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. (4)An agreement under this section may provide for an approval function to be exercisable by the other party—, (a)for a period specified in the agreement, or. In this section and sections 12ZB and 12ZC, “. without by 1996 c. 46, ss. by 1955 c. 19, s. 116B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) 1.—(1)These Instructions are given to a person with whom the Secretary of State has entered into an agreement under section 12ZA of the Mental Health Act 1983. You An Act to redefine the circumstances in which and the conditions under which persons may be subjected to compulsory psychiatric assessment and treatment, to define the rights of such persons and to provide better protection for those rights, and generally to reform and consolidate the law relating to the assessment and treatment of persons suffering from mental disorder The Whole 58(2), 60, Sch. 3(h)(i)(ix))), Agreement for exercise of approval function: England, The Secretary of State may enter into an agreement with another person for an approval function of the Secretary of State to be exercisable by the Secretary of State concurrently—. 16, 56 (with Sch. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 2005/579, art. (b)for a period determined in accordance with the agreement. The Whole 2005/579, art. 2, para. long time to run. Under section 117, health authorities and local social services have a legal duty to provide free aftercare for people who have been discharged under Mental Health Act sections 3, 37, 45A, 47 or 48. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing. long time to run. 10); S.I. 11; S.I. 8, 36(2), Sch. 4 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. without 8, 36(2), Sch. ], F1Words in s. 12(1) inserted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a 2 para. Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Act (including any effects on those provisions): (1)The Secretary of State may enter into an agreement with another person for an approval function of the Secretary of State to be exercisable by the Secretary of State concurrently—. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. 58(2), 60, Sch. We explain why … 12(2): certain functions not to be exercisable by a Primary Care Trust (E.) (1.4.2002) by virtue of 2000/695, reg. by 1996 c. 46, ss. Contents Paragraphs 1 - 2 Introduction 3 The Code of Practice 4 - 5 Interpretations Part I Application of Act 6 Application of the Act 7 - 12 Definitions of mental illness, mental impairment, severe mental impairment and psychopathic disorder 10); S.I. Power of magistrates' courts to commit for restriction order. You 8, 36(2), Sch. Section 62 of the MHA 1983 (to be used out of hours) 9 . 42. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box. S136 means that the police have the power to take you to a place of safety or keep you in a place of safety. by 1955 c. 18, s. 116B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. 2005/579, art. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help. Mental Health Act 1983, Section 12 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 17 December 2020. For more information see the EUR-Lex public statement on re-use. The London Approvals Panel The statutory responsibility for approving doctors under Section 12 (2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 is exercised by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of the Secretary of State. (Act applied (prosp.) 3(h)(i)(ix))). 2005/579, art. For more information see the EUR-Lex public statement on re-use. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. 2(1), 3, 4, Sch. 2, para. Appeals from magistrates' courts. The concept of mental disorder as defined by the Act does not necessarily correspond to medical categories of mental disorder such as those outlined in ICD-10 or DSM-IV. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act applied (prosp.) You 2005/579, art. See how this legislation has or could change over time. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. Geographical Extent: [F2(2A)A registered medical practitioner who is an approved clinician shall be treated as also approved for the purposes of this section under subsection (2) above as having special experience as mentioned there. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) The Mental Health Act is a law. No versions before this date are available. This is one of the most life-altering powers a … may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a 58(2), 60, Sch. It can’t be used to remove you from your own home, or someone else’s home. It is supported by the Code of Practice on the Mental Health Act 1983 (DoH and Welsh Office, 1999). In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This site additionally contains content derived from EUR-Lex, reused under the terms of the Commission Decision 2011/833/EU on the reuse of documents from the EU institutions. INTRODUCTION Part 4 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA 1983) gives powers for patients detained under certain sections of the MHA 1983 to be treated either with or without their consent. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. 4 (as amended by, S. 12(2): transfer of functions (E.) (1.4.2001) by, S. 12(2): functions made exercisable (W.) (1.10.2009) by, Local Health Boards (Directed Functions) (Wales) Regulations 2009 (S.I. for a period determined in accordance with the agreement. Geographical Extent: Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. 2008/1900, art. About the MHA 1983 The Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 is the law in England and Wales which was updated in 2007. 12ZA(5) of the Mental Health Act 1983(a): 1.—(1)These Instructions are given to a person with whom the Secretary of State has entered into an agreement under section 12ZA of the Mental Health Act 1983. The Secretary of State gives these Instructions in exercise of the powers conferred by section 12ZA(5) of the Mental Health Act 1983(a): PART 1 . The agreement may provide for the Secretary of State to pay compensation to the other party in the event of an instruction such as is mentioned in subsection (6) being given. It is essential, therefore, that nurses who re… The Whole Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. by 1996 c. 46, ss. ), C1S. (2)In this section and sections 12ZB and 12ZC, “approval function” means—. Act 2005/579, art. (b)the function of approving persons as approved clinicians. 2(e) (with art. by 1996 c. 46, ss. S135 means that police officers and health professionals can legally go into your home. 12(3) substituted (3.11.2008) for s. 12(3)-(7) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 2, para. Act Act you have selected contains over ], F1Ss. 2002/555, reg. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. INSTRUCTIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE EXERCISE OF AN APPROVAL FUNCTION IN RELATION TO SECTION 12 DOCTORS 2015 . Power of higher courts to restrict discharge from hospital. Even if you don’t want them to. 58(2), 60, Sch. The term "mental disorder" is very loosely defined under the Act, in contrast to legislation in other countries such as Australia and Canada. Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. (a)in all circumstances or only in specified circumstances; (b)in all areas or only in specified areas. by 1996 c. 46, ss. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) 4 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. Compulsory admission to hospital under Part 2 of the Act [Note that the chapter number relates to the old Reference Guide], 19. Act 11; S.I. by 1955 c. 19, s. 116B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) 38(1), 306(4); S.I. 2 para. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) 9 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. A registered medical practitioner who is an approved clinician shall be treated as also approved for the purposes of this section under subsection (2) above as having special experience as mentioned there. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. Application, commencement and interpretation Although the code is not a law it is expected that health care professionals will adhere to the guidance it offers: non-adherence could lead to disciplinary measures. 2, para. 58(2), 60, Sch. However, mental disorder is thought by most psychiatrists to cover schizophrenia, anorexia nervosa, major depression, bip… by 1955 c. 19, s. 116C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) (7)The agreement may provide for the Secretary of State to pay compensation to the other party in the event of an instruction such as is mentioned in subsection (6) being given. 8, 36(2), Sch. This is sometimes called ‘sectioning’. 58(2), 60, Sch. The Mental Health Act 1983 was formally approved by the monarch on 9 May 1983 and came into effect on 30 September that year. Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Act (including any effects on those provisions): (1)The recommendations required for the purposes of an application for the admission of a patient under this Part of this Act [F1or a guardianship application](in this Act referred to as “medical recommendations”) shall be signed on or before the date of the application, and shall be given by practitioners who have personally examined the patient either together or separately, but where they have examined the patient separately not more than five days must have elapsed between the days on which the separate examinations took place. This date is our basedate. 2008/1900, art. 2(e) (with art. Application, etc. 11; S.I. 8, 36(2), Sch. 22(4), 56 (with Sch. 2 para. 3(h)(i)(ix)), (Act applied (prosp.) Show Timeline of Changes: by 1996 c. 46, ss. Schedules you have selected contains over 43. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. 22(3), 56 (with Sch. (8)An instruction under subsection (5) may be given in such form as the Secretary of State may determine. (2)These Instructions apply in relation to the approving of persons to act as approved clinicians in relation to England. 11; S.I. 58(2), 60, Sch. long time to run. (b)if a requirement under section 12ZB has effect, with the other person by whom the function is exercisable under that requirement. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. by 1996 c. 46, ss. An agreement under this section may provide for the Secretary of State to make payments to the other party; and the Secretary of State may make payments to other persons in connection with the exercise of an approval function by virtue of this section. It is … The Whole Under the Act, mental disorder is defined as "any disorder or disability of mind". You 4 (as amended by S.I. 12(2A) inserted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. No changes have been applied to the text. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’. 11; S.I. The Mental Health Act is a law. Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. 11; S.I. 45. An agreement under this section may, in particular, provide for an approval function to be exercisable by the other party—. (Act applied (prosp.) (5)The other party to an agreement under this section must comply with such instructions as the Secretary of State may give with respect to the exercise of the approval function. The police also have the power to keep you at your home or take you to a ‘place of safety.’ Even if you don’t want to go with them. The history and meaning of doctors' approval by the Secretary of State under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 is discussed. 11; S.I. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy, lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item, confers power and blanket amendment details, links to related legislation and further information resources. 2013/160, art. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act applied (prosp.) without 58(2), 60, Sch. 58(2), 60, Sch. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act applied (prosp.) 2005/579, art. 2009/1511), reg. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run. 2.2 The purpose of this guidance is to: • set out the joint agreement of Liverpool City Council and Liverpool Clinical You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 9 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. People detained under the Mental Health Act need urgent treatment for a mental health disorder and are at risk of harm to themselves or others. 4, Sch. if a requirement under section 12ZB has effect, with the other person by whom the function is exercisable under that requirement. 11; S.I. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help. The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. 2(2) (with arts. 200 provisions and might take some time to download. by 1955 c. 19, s. 116C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) The other party to an agreement under this section must comply with such instructions as the Secretary of State may give with respect to the exercise of the approval function. 11; S.I. Section 135 (s135) is part of the Mental Health Act. Mental Health Act 1983, Section 12ZA is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 04 November 2020. Mental Health Act 1983: A Parliamentary Act which, among other things, allows the compulsory detention in hospital for assessment and/or treatment of an individual with signs of mental disorder that suggest that he or she is a risk to him- or herself, or others. 7-9). 2008/1900, art. Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. No versions before this date are available. No medical recommendation shall be given for the purposes of an application mentioned in subsection (1) above if the circumstances are such that there would be a potential conflict of interest for the purposes of regulations under section 12A below. 8, 36(2), Sch. The Mental Health Act (1983) is the main piece of legislation that covers the assessment, treatment and rights of people with a mental health disorder. The code interprets the act and defines how it should be implemented in practice. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. 58(2), 60, Sch. 8, 36(2), Sch. Mental Health Act 1983 c. 20 Section Restriction orders 41. See how this legislation has or could change over time. 2005/579, art. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 4 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. An instruction under subsection (5) may be given in such form as the Secretary of State may determine. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. by 1996 c. 46, ss. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act applied (prosp.) For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’. Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. by 1996 c. 46, ss. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust; 3Kingsbridge Community College, Devon Correspondence to Julian Mason (jules.mason@berkshire.nhs.uk) First received 2 Apr 2011, final revision 12 Sep 2011, accepted 14 Sep 2011 Aims and method To audit the quality of medical recommendations for detention under the Mental Health Act 1983, Section 2 and 3. 3(h)(i)(ix))), (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) by 1955 c. 18, s. 116C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) Reference Guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, 2. by 1955 c. 18, s. 116B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) 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