Retrospective mental health legislation rushed through parliament

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Mental_Health_Approval_Fnctions_Bill_2012By Staff writer
The new Mental Health (Approval Functions) Bill was rushed through the Common's on Tuesday allowing it to be debated in the Lords today. This means it will in all likelihood be passed into law this week, completely sidelining service users or their families from any say in the matter of 5000 unlawful sections under the Mental Health Act.

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