Search Legislation

The Mental Health (Regional Provision) (Wales) Regulations 2012

What Version

 Help about what version

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Title, commencement and application

1.—(1) The title of these Regulations is the Mental Health (Regional Provision) (Wales) Regulations 2012.

(2) These Regulations come into force—

(a)insofar as they relate to regional provision for Part 1 of the Measure, immediately after the coming into force of section 45 (Part 1: power to secure regional provision) of the Measure on 8 May 2012; and

(b)for all other purposes, immediately after the coming into force of section 46 (Part 3: power to secure regional provision) of the Measure on 6 June 2012.

(3) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations “the Measure” (“y Mesur”) means the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.

Regional provision for Part 1 of the Measure

3.—(1) Subject to paragraph (4), in order to secure regional provision as provided in section 45 of the Measure Part 1 (local primary mental health support services) of the Measure is disapplied in relation to the local authority areas which are identified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations.

(2) Subject to paragraph (4), Part 1 and so far as necessary Parts 5 (general) and 6 (miscellaneous and supplemental) of the Measure are applied in relation to the combined local authority areas which are identified and grouped together as regions in column 1 of the table in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

(3) For the purposes of Part 1 of the Measure the local mental health partners for each region are assigned in column 2 of the table in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

(4) Sections 6 (duties to carry out primary mental health assessments: referrals for registered patients in primary care), 7 (duties to carry out primary mental health assessments: other primary care referrals) and 8 (duties to carry out primary mental health assessments: secondary mental health care referrals) are not disapplied for the purposes of paragraph (1) or applied for the purposes of paragraph (2) except to the extent to which they relate to the scheme referred to in section 2(4) or 2(5) (joint schemes for the provision of local primary mental health support services) for the region in sections 7(6) and 8(2) and (5).

Regional provision for Part 3 of the Measure

4.—(1) Subject to paragraph (4), in order to secure regional provision as provided in section 46 of the Measure Part 3 (assessments of former users of secondary mental health services) of the Measure is disapplied in relation to the local authority areas which are identified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations.

(2) Subject to paragraph (4), Part 3 and so far as necessary Parts 5 (general) and 6 (miscellaneous and supplemental) of the Measure are applied in relation to the combined local authority areas which are identified and grouped together as regions in column 1 of the table in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

(3) For the purposes of Part 3 of the Measure the local mental health partners for each region are assigned in column 2 of the table in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

(4) Sections 19 (arrangements for assessment of former users of secondary mental health services), 22 (entitlement to assessment) and 29 (determination of usual residence), are not disapplied for the purposes of paragraph (1) or applied for the purposes of paragraph (2) to the extent to which they relate to—

(i)the entitlement of an adult to an assessment; and

(ii)the determination of usual residence of that adult for the purpose of establishing entitlement to assessment on the basis of that adult’s usual residence in a local authority area.

Lesley Griffiths

Minister for Health and Social Services, one of the Welsh Ministers

8 May 2012

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. The revised version is currently only available in English.

Original (As Enacted or Made) - English:The original English language version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Original (As Enacted or Made) - Welsh:The original Welsh language version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources