Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018


To make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units and similar institutions; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

01/11/2018
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
01/11/2018
Royal Assent (Hansard)
01/11/2018
Act of Parliament
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 c. 27
30/10/2018
3rd reading: House of Lords
30/10/2018
3rd reading (Handard): House of Lords
23/10/2018
Order of Commitment discharged (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/10/2018
Order of Commitment discharged (Hansard): House of Lords
07/09/2018
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
07/09/2018
2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
09/08/2018
Library Notes
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
09/07/2018
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/07/2018
1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
09/07/2018
Bills
HL Bill 120 (as introduced)
09/07/2018
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 120 Explanatory Notes
09/07/2018
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 139KB)
09/07/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 6 July 2018
06/07/2018
3rd reading: House of Commons
18/06/2018
Bills
Bill 228 2017-19 (as amended on Consideration)
18/06/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 15 June 2018
15/06/2018
Report stage: House of Commons
15/06/2018
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 15 June 2018
14/06/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 June 2018
14/06/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration on Report (PDF, 95KB)
13/06/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 June 2018
12/06/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2018
11/06/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 June 2018
07/06/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 6 June 2018
17/05/2018
Briefing papers
Committee Stage Report
30/04/2018
Bills
Bill 200 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
26/04/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 25 April 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
26/04/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 April 2018
25/04/2018
Committee Debates compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
25/04/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 April 2018
24/04/2018
Money resolution: House of Commons
19/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2018
19/04/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 April 2018
18/04/2018
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
18/04/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 April 2018
16/04/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 April 2018
29/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 28 March 2018
29/03/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 March 2018
28/03/2018
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
28/03/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 March 2018
27/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 26 March 2018
27/03/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 443KB)
20/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2018
19/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 March 2018
14/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2018
13/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2018
12/03/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2018
27/02/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 26 February 2018
03/11/2017
2nd reading: House of Commons
02/11/2017
Explanatory Notes
HC Bill 8 EN 2017-19
01/11/2017
Bills
HCB 8 2017-19, as introduced
19/07/2017
1st reading: House of Commons