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A Consultation on proposals for a Mental Health (Scotland) Bill, 23/12/13 - 25/03/14 [S]

The Scottish Government is consulting on proposals for a draft Mental Health Bill. Consultation to 25 March 2014.

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.

For full details see the Scottish Government website.

Further information

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