It was not unlawful for a patient to be detained for treatment, even though he was untreatable, and unwilling to be treated. A Mental Health tribunal appeal was to be allowed where patient was re-admitted.
Gazette 08-Jun-1994, Gazette 30-Mar-1994, Times 02-Mar-1994
Mental Health Act 1983 72(1)(b)
England and Wales
Appeal from – Regina v Cannons Park Mental Health Review Tribunal, Ex Parte A QBD 24-Aug-1993
It was unlawful to detain a psychopath for treatment where in fact his condition was untreatable. . .
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Updated: 09 April 2021; Ref: scu.86290