Bill entitled an Act to permit unexpired renewal orders to be replaced by new orders made under this Act; to provide that such new orders shall take effect as if they were renewal orders made under section 15(3) of the Mental Health Act 2001 as amended by this Act; to amend section 15 of the Mental Health Act 2001 to provide that the maximum period of detention for a patient which may be provided for in a renewal order made under that section is 6 months; to provide that the patient, or his or her legal representative, has a right, in the case of a renewal order made for a period exceeding 3 months and in addition to any other right of review under the Mental Health Act 2001, to apply, not earlier than 3 months from the date on which the renewal order was made, for such renewal order to be reviewed by a tribunal in order for the tribunal to satisfy itself whether or not such patient is suffering from a mental disorder; to make consequential amendments to certain other provisions of the Mental Health Act 2001; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2018

Sponsored by: Minister for Health

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Fifth Stage

19 Sep 2018

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    12 Sep 2018

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Sep 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    19 Sep 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Sep 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    19 Sep 2018

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    19 Sep 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    19 Sep 2018

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    19 Sep 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 Sep 2018

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

    19 Sep 2018

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