Mental health tribunals: a significant medico-legal change

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dc.contributor.author Whelan, Darius
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-07T11:49:15Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-07T11:49:15Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01
dc.identifier.citation Whelan, D. (2004) 'Mental health tribunals: a significant medico-legal change'. Medico-legal journal of Ireland, 10(4), pp. 84-89. en
dc.identifier.volume 10 en
dc.identifier.startpage 84 en
dc.identifier.endpage 89 en
dc.identifier.issn 1393-1792
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/2700
dc.description.abstract After lengthy delays and protracted debates, the Mental Health Act 2001 was finally enacted and commencement of its substantive sections appears to be imminent. One crucial cornerstone of the new regime introduced by the Act will be automatic periodic reviews of patients' detentions by Mental Health Tribunals. This article will focus on the background to the new tribunal system, the statutory rules for its operation, and case law of relevance from Strasbourg and England. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Round Hall Ltd. en
dc.relation.uri http://www.westlaw.ie/
dc.rights © 2004 Round Hall Ltd., Thomson Reuters Ireland Limited, reproduced with permission of THOMSON REUTERS (PROFESSIONAL) UK LIMITED. This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available here: http://www.westlaw.ie/ en
dc.subject Mental health en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Patient detention en
dc.subject Mental Health Act 2001 en
dc.subject Mental health tribunals en
dc.subject Reform en
dc.subject Strasbourg en
dc.subject Medico-legal relationships en
dc.title Mental health tribunals: a significant medico-legal change en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Darius Whelan, Law, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.whelan@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2014-10-24T08:35:54Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland en
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