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Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Parts I and II

    1. 1—18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Part III Patients concerned in Criminal Proceedings etc.

    1. 19—33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Mental condition of persons accused of murder

      1. 34. Amendments of Bail Act 1976 etc.

  4. Parts IV–VI

    1. 35—50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part VII Miscellaneous and Supplementary

    1. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 52. Correspondence of patients.

    3. 53. Code of practice.

    4. 54. Practitioners approved for purposes of Part VI and s. 53.

    5. 55. General protection of detained patients.

    6. 56. Mental Health Act Commission.

    7. 57. Duty of managers of hospitals to give information to detained patients.

    8. 58. Duty of managers of hospitals to inform nearest relative of discharge of detained patient.

    9. 59, 60.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    10. 61. Replacement of mental welfare officers by approved social workers.

    11. 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    12. 63.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    13. 64. Minor amendments.

    14. 65. Consequential amendments and repeals.

    15. 66.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    16. 67. Expenses.

    17. 68. Interpretation and supplementary provisions.

    18. 69. Commencement and transitional provisions.

    19. 70. Short title and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. PART I

        1. 1—26.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. The Army Act 1955

          1. 27.In section 116(7)— (a) for the words “detention in a...

        3. The Air Force Act 1955

          1. 28.In section 116(7)— (a) for the words “detention in a...

        4. The Sexual Offences Act 1956

          1. 29.In section 45 for the words from “severe subnormality” onwards...

        5. The Naval Discipline Act 1957

          1. 30.In section 71(6)— (a) for the words “detention in a...

          2. 31.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. The Administration of Justice Act 1960

          1. 32.In section 5— (a) after subsection (4) there shall be...

        7. The Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964

          1. 33.In paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 for the words “an...

        8. The Sexual Offences Act 1967

          1. 34.In section 1— (a) in subsection (3) for the words...

        9. The Criminal Justice Act 1967

          1. 35.In section 72— (a) . . . . . ....

        10. The Criminal Appeal Act 1968

          1. 36.In section 8 after subsection (3) there shall be inserted—...

          2. 37.In section 11 after subsection (4) there shall be inserted—...

          3. 38.In section 14(2)— (a) for the words “detention in a...

          4. 39.In section 37— (a) after subsection (4) there shall be...

          5. 40.. . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 41.In Schedule 1— (a) in paragraph 2 for the words...

          7. 42.. . . . . . . . . ....

        11. The Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968

          1. 43.In section 23— (a) in subsection (2)(a) for the words...

        12. The Children and Young Persons Act 1969

          1. 44.In section 2(10) for the words “the court may make...

          2. 45.. . . . . . . . . ....

        13. The Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1973

          1. 46.. . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 47.In section 18(1)(c) for the words “an order restricting his...

        14. The Juries Act 1974

          1. 48.In Schedule 1, for Group D there shall be substituted—...

        15. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

          1. 49.In section 5(7) for the words “an order restricting discharge”...

        16. The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975

          1. 50.In section 13— (a) . . . . . ....

          2. 51.In section 322— (a) . . . . . ....

          3. 52—54.. . . . . . . . . ....

        17. The National Health Service Act 1977

          1. 55.. . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 56.In section 105(1) for the word “observation” there shall be...

          3. 57, 58.. . . . . . . . . ....

        18. The Contempt of Court Act 1981

          1. 59.In section 14(4)— (a) after “1959” there shall be inserted...

          2. 60.After section 14(4) there shall be inserted—

        19. The Supreme Court Act 1981

          1. 61.In section 48— (a) in subsection (6)(a) for the words...

        20. The Armed Forces Act 1981

          1. 62.In section 1391), (2)(a) and (6)(c) for the word “observation”...

      2. PART II . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

      1. PART I

      2. PART II

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transitional Provisions and Savings

      1. Definition of mental disorder

        1. 1.Sections 1 and 2 of this Act, and the amendments...

        2. 2—15.. . . . . . . . . ....

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