Mental health detention powers must be reviewed urgently, says Parliamentary Committee – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted August 14th, 2013 in children, community care, detention, hospitals, human rights, mental health, news, reports by sally

“The House of Commons Health Committee has published a report (PDF) following its inquiries into the Mental Health Act 2007. The MHA 2007 introduced several amendments to the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA, as amended), some of which were very controversial at the time and continue to be so now. The Health Committee’s report follows post-legislative scrutiny of the legislation by its parent department.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 14th August 2013