Mental Health Review Tribunal London South & South West Region, ex p C (The Times, 11 July 2001) (CA)

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Although each case fell to be determined on its own particular circumstances, a uniform policy that hearings requested by a patient under s3 Mental Health Act 1983 would automatically be listed for hearing in eight weeks was in breach of article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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