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The Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2008

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Commencement of provisions relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005

4.  The following subsections of section 50 (Mental Capacity Act 2005: deprivation of liberty) of the 2007 Act shall come into force on 1st April 2008 –

(a)subsection (5), which gives effect to Schedule 7 to the 2007 Act which inserts new Schedule A1 into the Mental Capacity Act 2005(1) but for the purpose only of making regulations or directions and inserting any definition relevant to those regulations or directions;

(b)subsection (7) insofar as it gives effect to paragraphs 8 (codes of practice), 10 (interpretation), and 11 (rules, regulations and orders) of Schedule 9 to the 2007 Act; and

(c)subsections (8) to (13) which relate to Wales.

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