Psychiatric treatment: in the absence of law?: R (on the application of B) v. Ashworth Hospital Authority and another, [2005] U.K.H.L. 20

Bartlett, Peter (2006) Psychiatric treatment: in the absence of law?: R (on the application of B) v. Ashworth Hospital Authority and another, [2005] U.K.H.L. 20. Medical Law Review, 15 (1). pp. 122-131. ISSN 0967-0742

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Abstract

This case concerns the scope of the compulsory treatment provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983. In particular, it determines whether persons confined under that Act may be compulsorily treated for any mental disorder or only for the form of mental disorder justifying their confinement.

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Additional Information:This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Medical Law Review following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version: Medical Law Review, 14(1) (2006), 122-31, is available online at: http://medlaw.oxfordjournals.org/content/14/1/124.full
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mental Health Act 1983 compulsory treatment
Schools/Departments:Faculty of Social Sciences, Law and Education > School of Law
ID Code:1664
Deposited By:Bartlett, Peter
Deposited On:21 Aug 2012 10:20
Last Modified:21 Aug 2012 10:20

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