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Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Mr Steve Reed
Baroness Massey of Darwen

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 c. 27 01.11.2018

Latest news on the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 1 November. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018

To make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units and similar institutions; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes.

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