The Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship, Community Treatment and Consent to Treatment) (Wales) Regulations 2008 are the principle regulations dealing with the exercise of compulsory powers in respect of persons liable to be detained in hospital or under guardianship, together with community patients, under the Mental Health Act 1983.
The Regulations prescribe the forms that are to be used in the exercise of powers under the Act, and these are set out in Schedule 1 of the Regulations. These Regulations (and the prescribed forms) came into force on 3 November 2008.
The Mental Health Act Code of Practice for Wales 2016 sets out guidance under Chapter 4 on the information which must be given to and explained to patients and their nearest relatives.
On 2nd June 2012, The Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship, Community Treatment and Consent to Treatment) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force. The following forms were amended CO7, HO15, CP1, CP5, TC8 and a new Form C08 was introduced.
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