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Mental Health Review Tribunal

The Mental Health Review Tribunal is an independent decision-making body under the Mental Health Act 2016. The Tribunal's main role is to review the appropriateness of treatment authorities, forensic orders and treatment support orders made under the Act. The Tribunal also hears applications for examination authorities and to perform electroconvulsive therapy.

The following resources explain how the Tribunal operates under the Mental Health Act 2016.

You can also find more information on the Mental Health Review Tribunal website.

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Chief Psychiatrist policy

Last updated: 1 June 2020