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A Consultation on proposals for a Mental Health (Scotland) Bill

A Consultation on proposals for a Mental Health (Scotland) Bill

Monday, December 23, 2013

ISBN: 9781784121877

A consultation on a draft Mental Health Bill

Executive Summary

This consultation paper seeks views on proposals for a draft Mental Health Bill. This draft Bill brings forward changes to improve the operation of the 2003 Act – notably in relation to named persons, advance statements, medical matters and suspension of detention. In addition the draft Bill makes provision for a Victim Notification Scheme for victims of Mentally Disordered Offenders