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R (Von B) v (1) East London and the City Mental Health NHS Trust and (2) Snazell

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
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R (Von B) v (1) East London and the City Mental Health NHS Trust and (2) Snazell
   
Issue: Whether a patient who had been discharged from detention under the Mental Health Act 1983 by a Mental Health Review Tribunal could be placed under detention again by the relevant professionals, despite the Tribunal decision.
   
Court: House of Lords
   
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Neutral Citation:   [2003] UKHL 58
   
Judge(s): Lords Bingham, Steyn, Hobhouse, Scott and Rodger
   
Date: 13 November 2003