Regina v Mental Health Tribunal for North East Thames Region, ex parte Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 20 Feb 2001

The jurisdiction with respect to restricted patients of the Tribunal was to decide whether the Act allowed the patient to be discharged or re-classified. Questions about the transfer of patients to other less secure facilities were not part of the tribunals jurisdiction, and it could not adjourn for consideration of such an option.


Times 20-Feb-2001


Mental Health Review Tribunal Rules 1983 (1983 No 942) 16(1)


England and Wales


Updated: 08 May 2022; Ref: scu.88557