Mental Health and Disability Law

Consultation on the implementation of certain sections of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015 and associated regulations (part 2)

The second consultation on the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015 focusses on cross-border transfer regulations, regulations relating to absconding patients and transitional and savings provisions.

Consultation on the implementation of certain sections of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015

This is the first of two Scottish Government consultations on the implementation of the 2015 Act and covers several topics, including the changes to the named person provisions and secondary legislation regarding conflict of interests at certain medical examinations.

Scottish Government Consultation on the Scottish Law Commission's Report on Adults with Incapacity

The Scottish Government is holding a consultation on the Scottish Law Commissions review of Adults with Incapacity legislation and deprivation of liberty.

General Medical Council - Confidentiality - a public consultation on our draft guidance

The General Medical Council is holding a public consultation on a revised draft of their guidance for doctors on confidentiality.

Scottish Government consultation on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) draft delivery plan 2016-2020

The Scottish Government is holding a consultation which sets out the government's approach to implementing the UNCRPD in Scotland over the period 2016-2020.