Bone v Mental Health Review Tribunal: 1985

Review was sought of a decision of the Mental Health Tribunal.
Held: In the specific case of Mental Health Review Tribunals, reasons for decisions must be proper, adequate and intelligible, and dealing with the substantial points raised. Judicial review was preferable to the power of a mental health review tribunal to state a case for the opinion of the High Court.


Nolan J


[1985] 3 All ER 330


England and Wales

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CitedCart v The Upper Tribunal SC 21-Jun-2011
Limitations to Judicial Reviw of Upper Tribunal
Three claimants sought to challenge decisions of various Upper Tribunals by way of judicial review. In each case the request for judicial review had been first refused on the basis that having been explicitly designated as higher courts, the proper . .
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Administrative, Judicial Review

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.442730