The Commission is responsible for operating the mental health tribunal process which vindicates the rights of patients who are involuntarily detained.
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This explains the responsibilities of the Commission and outlines the rights of involuntarily detained patients.
This explains the steps the Commission takes on receipt of an admission or renewal order for a patient.
This explains the make up of a tribunal, the role of the panel members and the independence of tribunals.
This outlines those who must attend the tribunal as well as those the tribunal may ask or allow attend the tribunal.
This explains what happens on the day of a tribunal, where it is held, what documentation is required and how decisions are reached by the tribunal.
This explains the decisions that a tribunal can make and who is informed of that decision.
This outlines what happens to a patient after a decision has been made by a tribunal. It also outlines the appeals process to the circuit court, how long a patient stays in an approved centre and when and if the patient can request an additional review.