Guidance

When you can apply or be referred to the Mental Health Tribunal (T130)

Information about when a patient can apply or be referred to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (Mental Health) for a hearing.

Documents

When can I apply to or be referred to the Tribunal for a hearing? Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (Mental Health)

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Details

This guidance explains the earliest tribunal application date possible.

It depends if the person applying or referring is the:

  • patient
  • nearest relative
  • hospital manager
  • Ministry of Justice Mental Health casework section (MHCS) representative
  • Department of Health representative

Find out how to apply to the Mental Health Tribunal.

Published 1 June 2015