Mental Health Commission

A quality mental health service that is founded on the provision of recovery-based care, dignity and autonomy for service users

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Mental Health Act, 2001 and Regulations

The Mental Health Act, 2001 brings Irish mental health law in line with the European Convention on Human Rights. The Act came into operation in full on 1st November 2006.

Below are regulations that have been made under the Act:


For more information on the European Convention on Human Rights and other related Irish and International legislation, click here: Irish and International Related Legislation.



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Waterloo Exchange, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4

Ph: 353(1) 636 2400

Fax: 353(1) 636 2440

Eircode: D04 E5W7

GPS coordinates: 53°19'58.6"N 6°14'36.9"W