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Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland
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A Consultation on proposals for a draft Mental Health (Scotland) Bill was published on Monday December 23, 2013. This consultation paper seeks views on proposals for a draft Mental Health Bill.
An easy read version of the consultation paper is available to download.
The draft Bill brings forward changes to improve the operation of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 – notably in relation to named persons, advance statements, medical matters and suspension of detention.
In addition, the draft Bill makes provision for a Victim Notification Scheme for victims of Mentally Disordered Offenders. The consultation closes on Tuesday March 25, 2014.
The Scottish Government's Consultation in relation to section 268 appeals against conditions of excessive security closed on October 25, 2013. An Analysis of responses report has now been published.
Page updated: Friday, February 07, 2014