Mental Health (Independent Advocacy) (England) Bill 2015

Summary from Parliament website: "A Bill to amend the Mental Health Act 1983 to make further provision for powers and responsibilities of independent mental health advocates for qualifying patients in England; and for connected purposes." Further extract: "This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 26 February 2016. The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on 24 June 2015. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Geoffrey Cox."

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Parliament website