Smirek v Williams

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Smirek v Williams
Issue: Whether permission to appeal should be granted to challenge the displacement under s29 Mental Health Act 1983 of a nearest relative who refused to consent to an application for admission for treatment after a Tribunal had directed the patient’s discharge.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   PTA 1999/7726/B2
Judge(s): Buxton and Hale LJJ
Date: 7 April 2000