Regina (Singh) v. Stratford Magistrates Court – Times Law Reports

Posted August 13th, 2007 in guardianship, judicial review, law reports, mental health by sally

No entitlement to trial

Regina (Singh) v Stratford Magistrates Court

“Where a hospital or guardianship order was made under section 37(1) of the Mental Health Act 1983, there was no entitlement to a trial under section 37(3). The Queen’s Bench Divisional Court (Lord Justice Hughes and Mr Justice Treacy) so held on July 3, 2007, when dismissing a claim for judicial review by Surat Singh of the decision of a district judge to adjourn his trial for a second psychiatric report with a view to considering making either a hospital or guardianship order under section 37(1) without convicting him accused under section 37(3).”

The Times, 13th August 2007


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