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The Scottish Mental Health Tribunal: Practice and Procedure

Derek Auchie and Alisa Carmichael


This unique text provides an authoritative and practical commentary on the practice and procedure of the new Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland. A full review of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland (Practice and Procedure) (No 2) Rules 2005 is conducted, as well as a detailed examination of the relevant provisions of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. The authors, both Legal Members of the Tribunal, draw upon their own experiences in convening Tribunal hearings, as well as the experiences of other members, making this text an invaluable practical tool for anyone ... More

Keywords: Health, Mental, Practice, Procedure, Scottish, Tribunal

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781845860226
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860226.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Derek Auchie, author
Senior Teaching Fellow , Law School, University of Aberdeen

Alisa Carmichael, author