Mental Health Act Manual

Mental Health Act Manual

by RichardM.Jones (Author)

Synopsis

The Mental Health Act Manual is widely accepted as the 'bible' of the Mental Health Act. It is the essential guide for anyone implementing or advising on this complex area of law. This popular and practical work brings together the Act, the Code of Practice and related subordinate legislation. It also includes relevant extracts from the Human Rights Act, enabling practitioners to familiarise themselves quickly and fully with this important area of law. The manual also outlines the responsibilities and obligation of the parties involved, ensuring that the Act is implemented correctly. The new edition has been revised and updated taking into account recent new legislation and case law. * Provides for the Act in its amended form * Advises on the implications of the amendments * Sets out common rules relating to consent to treatment and to the restraint and detention of patients * Describes the consequences of the implementation of the Human Rights Act

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 896
Edition: 8Rev Ed
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Published: 28 Nov 2002

ISBN 10: 0421798807
ISBN 13: 9780421798809

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There is no way that an established mental health lawyer cannot have a copy of the Manual. Legal Executive Journal - of the previous edition.