The court was asked which local authority had responsibility to provide support to a patient on his discharge after a period of detention under section 3 of the 1983 Act.
Carnwath, Rimer, Sullivan LJJ
 EWCA Civ 77,  BLGR 536,  MHLR 76,  Med LR 181,  PTSR 1623, (2011) 119 BMLR 27, (2011) 14 CCL Rep 224,  ACD 60
Mental Health Act 1983 3
England and Wales
Cited – Cornwall Council, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Health and Somerset County Council SC 8-Jul-2015
PH had severe physical and learning disabilities and was without speech, lacking capacity to decide for himself where to live. Since the age of four he received accommodation and support at public expense. Until his majority in December 2004, he was . .
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Updated: 04 March 2021; Ref: scu.428862