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Published: 10 January 2008

640 Pages


ISBN: 9780199217113

Bookseller Code (AU)

A new practitioner law publication

2009 - Winner 'Advocate of the Year' at the Law Society Excellence Awards.

Blackstone's Guide to the Mental Health Act 2007

Paul Bowen

Blackstone's Guides

  • Accessible and clear layout makes this an ideal quick reference
  • The appendices include the full text of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 as amended by the 2007 Act, indicating both new and deleted text for at a glance comparison between current and new provisions. The remaining provisions of the Mental Health Act 2007 are also included
  • This practical guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the amendments in two parts: Part I, 'Reform of the Mental Health Act 1983 Act', and Part II 'The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its amendments'
  • Clear guidance on related Human Rights Act issuesand the implications of the Bournewood decision
  • Expert chapter-by-chapter narrative follows the structure of the new Act, clearly explaining the scope and operation of the new mental health regime