International Legal Comparison (MHA/MCA)

The following charts intend to provide an overview of the valid mental health and mental capacity regulations of selected common law countries. The first table compares the mental health and mental capacity legislations of Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The second chart focuses on basic capacity-type regulations and the rules of involuntary civil commitment in the United States (California), Canada (British Columbia), Australia (New South Wales) and New Zealand.

Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland

ILC-MHA-MCA-Scotland, Northern-Ireland, Ireland

United States (California), Canada (British Columbia), Australia (New South Wales) and New Zealand

 

 

How to cite this document:

  • Szerletics, A.

(2011) International Legal Comparison (MHA/MCA). Essex Autonomy Project: https://autonomy.essex.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/EAP-ILC.pdf