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Anderson, Doherty and Reid v The Scottish Ministers and the Advocate-General for Scotland

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
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Anderson, Doherty and Reid v The Scottish Ministers and the Advocate-General for Scotland
   
Issue: Whether the provisions of the Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Act 1999, which allow the detention in hospital of patients who are not treatable, and who could not therefore be admitted to hospital, but who require detention to prevent a risk of serious harm to the public, are in breach of Art 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
   
Court: Court of Session, Inner House
   
Reference:   X170/00
   
Judge(s): Lord Rodger (The Lord President), Lady Cosgrove, Lord Philip
   
Date: 16 June 2000