LSLAP Manual: Mental Health Law

This chapter is from the manual used by law students handling cases at the LSLAP program legal clinics. It provides an overview of the law governing mental health facility admissions/discharges, the rights of the mentally disadvantaged, and the implications of mental disorder in other areas of law.

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UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP)
produced in
2015
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manuals & books
tags
LSLAP Manual, mental health, patient's rights, incapacity, capacity, human rights, wills, estates, involuntary admission, consent to treatment, fitness to stand trial