Mental Health (Approval Functions) Bill

31 October 2012

The Mental Health (Approval Functions) Bill received its second reading, committee stage and third reading in the House of Commons on Tuesday 30 October. The Bill will now be considered by the House of Lords

Watch and read the proceedings on the Mental Health (Approval Functions) Bill and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Summary of the Bill

A Bill to authorise things done before the day on which this Act is passed in the purported exercise of functions relating to the approval of registered medical practitioners and clinicians under the Mental Health Act 1983.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation on the Mental Health (Approval Functions) Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament

Expedited legislation

On occasion, important Government Bills may receive their second and third reading on the same day in the House of Commons. The main Commons stages are passed within one day, although these Bills are not always similarly fast-tracked through the House of Lords.

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