The Mental Health Act 1983 (amended in 2007) is the law in England and Wales that allows people with a ‘mental disorder’ to be admitted to hospital, detained and treated without their consent – either for their own health and safety, or for the protection of other people.
- Section 2 and 3
- Section 4
- Can I appeal a Section?
- Can I get a Second Opinion?
- Who is the “nearest relative”
- What is the role of the “nearest relative”