Mental Health Act 1983 Table

MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1983

The following table sets out the relationship between Parts and Sections of the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended by the Crime (Sentences ) Act 1997), and specifies how the codes in Category of Patient, LEGAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION CODE, Status Of Patient Included in the Psychiatric Census and MENTAL CATEGORY interrelate.

PART SECTIONS LEGAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION CODE Status of Patient In Psychiatric Census MENTAL CATEGORY
Part II 2 - 34 02 - 06 1 or 3 1 - 5, 9
Part III 35 - 55 07 - 18, 34 1 or 3 1 - 5, 9
Part IV 56 - 64 Not listed, not relevant
Part V 65 - 79 Not listed, not relevant
Part VI 80 - 92 Not listed, not relevant
Part VII 93 - 113 Not listed, not relevant
Part VIII 114 - 125 Not listed, not relevant
Part IX 126 - 130 Not listed, not relevant
Part X 131 - 149 19 - 20 1 or 3 1 - 5, 9
Previous legislation
(other acts)
30 - 32 1 or 3 1 - 5, 9
Not detained/
Supervised Discharge
under Section 25
01, 33, 35, 36 2 8