Joint Committee On Human Rights Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


7.  Letter from Justice

DRAFT REMEDIAL ORDER TO AMEND MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1983, SS 72 AND 73

  I am writing in response to the letter of Jean Corston MP, requesting comments on the above order. Justice has examined the draft remedial order, and has taken legal advice on the matter. We fully support the form and content of the draft order, and consider that it satisfactorily redresses the incompatibility with Article 5 of the ECHR, found by the Court of Appeal in ex parte H.

15 October 2001


 
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