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Mental Health Law Team
Mental Health & Protection of Rights Division
3ER St Andrew's House
Regent Road

Mental Health Law

Current Consultations


Closed Consultations

1. The Scottish Government's Consultation on proposals for a draft Mental Health (Scotland) Bill is now closed.

Copies of all non-confidential responses will be placed in the Scottish Government Library, K Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD by April 25, 2014.

Copies of responses can be viewed by visiting the library or can also be provided by post. Charges for photocopies are made on a cost-recovery basis. To request copies by post and enquire about charges or make an appointment to view responses at the library, contact the Library on 0131 244 4565 or by emailing Copies of all non-confidential responses will also be available on the Scottish Government website by April 25, 2014.

2. 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.