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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Mental Health Act Manual 19th ed isbn 9780414057487

Mental Health Act Manual 18th ed


ISBN13: 9780414051096
New Edition ISBN: 9780414057487
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414034648
Published: September 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The Mental Health Act Manual is the indispensable guide to the Mental Health Act for mental health and legal professionals, providing clear instructions on the Act and how it governs working practices. Written in a clear, practical style, it provides easy access to the law on mental health plus explanatory commentary to help ensure that the law is fully understood.

  • Reproduces the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended, in full, with detailed sectionby-section commentary
  • Explains how each section of the MHA 1983 has been affected by the Mental Health Act 2007
  • Gives guidance on the Regulations and Rules that are a result of the 2007 Act
  • Includes all other primary and secondary legislation on mental health with detailed annotations
  • Provides cross references to the Code of Practice, including the new 2015 code
  • Covers the Tribunal Rules and the associated Practice Direction
  • Sets out the Human Rights Act 1998 and incorporates the latest decisions from the European Court of Human Rights
  • Takes account of all recent key case law from the European Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court
  • Analyses decisions of the Upper Tribunal relating to the operation of the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health)
  • Discusses the latest case law on “deprivation of liberty”
  • Incorporates the latest legislation amending the Mental Health Act and the Tribunal Rules

Subjects:
Mental Health Law