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Forms & publications

Mental Health Tribunal Forms

All Mental Health Tribunal forms are available below. A selection of Department of Health forms are also available below. The full suite of Department of Health forms are available from the Department's website. Please note that as of December 1 2014 the Tribunal will be using a new...

Make an application to the Tribunal

If you want to make an application against your Treatment Order, please use the MHT contact form. You may also complete the MHA 114 Application to MHT and return the form to the Tribunal, or ask your health service to send it to the Tribunal on your behalf.

Procedures, Rules and Practice Notes

Mental Health Tribunal Rules The Mental Health Tribunal Rules regulate certain aspects of the practice and procedure of the Tribunal. They cover the form, required content and manner of lodging applications to the Tribunal, requirements for specific application types as well as the required...

Guidance Materials

A Guide to Solution-Focused Hearings in the Mental Health Tribunal At its heart, a solution-focused approach aims to engage participants in hearings as active partners in the discussion and decision-making process of a court or tribunal. The Guide to Solution-Focused Hearings in the Mental...

Key Performance Indicators

One of the ways the Tribunal will measure its performance is by assessing itself against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). These KPIs reflect the Tribunal's overall high level goals. As the Tribunal grows and expands as an organisation, the KPIs will also evolve. 2015-16 KPI Reports The...

Mental Health Tribunal Annual Reports

The most recent Mental Health Tribunal Annual Report is available below. If you wish to access an older report, please contact us.

Statements of Reasons

A party to a proceeding may request a statement of reasons for a determination that the Tribunal has made at the hearing. Parties are: the patient, the mental health service and any other person where the Tribunal has made an order joining them as a party to the proceedings. If you would...