28Mental Health Act mattersE+W
(1)Nothing in this Act authorises anyone—
(a)to give a patient medical treatment for mental disorder, or
(b)to consent to a patient's being given medical treatment for mental disorder,
if, at the time when it is proposed to treat the patient, his treatment is regulated by Part 4 of the Mental Health Act.
[F1(1A)Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to any form of treatment to which section 58A of that Act (electro-convulsive therapy, etc.) applies if the patient comes within subsection (7) of that section (informal patient under 18 who cannot give consent).]
F2(2)“Medical treatment”, “mental disorder” and “patient” have the same meaning as in that Act.
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.