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New mental health law for old - safety-plus equals human rights minus [2002] CFLQ 175

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The White Paper Reforming the Mental Health Act is summarised and evaluated. Whether or not the resulting legislation can withstand legal challenge under human rights law, the Government's ‘safety-plus' approach seriously threatens patients' rights and liberties.

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