Open consultation

Consultation on Mental Health Tribunal reforms

Summary

Seeking views on the way that the First-tier Tribunal lists hearings in relation to applications by patients detained under section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The Tribunal Procedure Committee (TPC) is interested to receive your views on one proposal to change the way that the First-tier Tribunal lists hearings in relation to applications by patients detained under section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA), dealt with in the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (HESC).

Responses to the consultation will be considered by TPC.

TPC is responsible for making Tribunal Procedure Rules for the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal.

Documents

Consultation document

Questionnaire

Ways to respond

Email to:

tpcsecretariat@justice.gov.uk

Write to:

Vijay Parkash - Secretary to the Tribunal Procedure Committee
102 Petty France, Area 10.20
Westminster
London
SW1H 9AJ

Published 11 February 2020