Mental Health Bill 2006

The Bill was given Royal Assent on 19 July 2007: see Mental Health Act 2007.

The Mental Health Bill was presented to Parliament on Thursday 16 November 2006. The following related documents have also been published:

  • Explanatory Notes
  • Regulatory Impact Assessment
  • Race Equality Impact Assessment
  • (Amended) Code of Practice and Memorandum
  • Summary guide
  • Easy read
  • Briefing sheets
  • Mental Health Act 1983 as it will be amended by the Bill
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 as it will be amended by the Bill

External links

Department of Health Website - for the documents mentioned above

Parliament website - Proposed amendments to Bill, debates etc.