Legislation in Northern Ireland

Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly

  • Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.
    • Changes to other legislation:
      • Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.
      • Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968.
      • Powers of Attorney Act (Northern Ireland) 1971.
      • Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978.
      • Sale of Goods Act 1979.
      • Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980.
      • County Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1980.
      • The Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981.
      • The Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986.
      • The Enduring Powers of Attorney (Northern Ireland) Order 1987.
      • The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.
      • The Wills and Administration Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1994.
      • The Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997.
      • The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998.
      • Carers and Direct Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 2002.
      • The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004.
      • Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006.
      • The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008.
      • Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015.

Northern Ireland Statutory Rules and Orders

  1. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1973.
  2. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1973.
  3. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1971.
  4. The Mental Patients’ Affairs (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1971.
  5. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1970.
  6. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1970.
  7. The Mental Health (Abolition of Charge for Mid-day Meal at Instruction and Occupation Centres) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1967.
  8. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1965.
  9. The Mental Patients’ Affairs (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1963.
  10. The Mental Health Act 1961 (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1963.
  11. The Mental Health (Formal Procedures) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1962.
  12. The Mental Health Review Tribunal Rules (Northern Ireland) 1962.
  13. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1962.
  14. The Mental Health (Formal Procedures) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1962.
  15. The Mental Health Act 1961 (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1962.
  16. The Mental Health (Special Care Scheme Approval) Order (Northern Ireland) 1962.
  17. The Mental Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1961 (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1961.
  18. The Mental Health (Institutions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1958.
  19. The Mental Health (Institutions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1957.
  20. The Mental Health (Qualifications of Medical Officers and Medical Practitioners) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1954.
  21. The Mental Health (Charge for Mid-day Meal at Instruction and Occupation Centres) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1951.
  22. The Mental Health (Fees for Medical Certificates) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1950.
  23. The Mental Health (Institutions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1950.
  24. The Mental Health (Qualifications of Medical Officers and Medical Practitioners) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1950.
  25. The Mental Health (No. 5) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1949.
  26. The Mental Health (Institutions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1949.
  27. The Mental Health Services Capital Fund Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1949.
  28. The Mental Health (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  29. The Mental Health (No. 1) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  30. The Mental Health (Appointed Day) (No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  31. The Mental Health (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  32. The Mental Health (Appointed Day) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  33. The Mental Health (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  34. The Mental Health (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1948.
  35. The Mental Treatment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1934.
  36. The Mental Treatment (Registration of Institutions and Houses) Fees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1932.
  37. The Mental Treatment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1932.

Northern Ireland Statutory Rules

  1. The Mental Capacity (Money and Valuables) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  2. The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  3. The Mental Capacity (Research) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  4. The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty) (Revocation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  5. The Mental Capacity (2016 Act) (Commencement No. 1) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  6. The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  7. The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  8. The Mental Capacity (2016 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019.
  9. The Mental Health Review Tribunal (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2016.
  10. Mental Health (Private Hospitals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013.
  11. Mental Health (Private Hospitals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (revoked).
  12. Mental Health (Private Hospitals) (Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012.
  13. The Mental Health (1986 Order) (Commencement No. 5) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012.
  14. The Mental Health Review Tribunal (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2010.
  15. Superannuation (Chief Executive to the Mental Health Commission) Order (Northern Ireland) 2001.
  16. Superannuation (Secretary to The Mental Health Commission) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999.
  17. The Mental Health (Nurses, Guardianship, Consent to Treatment and Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998.
  18. The Mental Health (Nurses, Guardianship, Consent to Treatment and Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994.
  19. The Mental Health (HSS Trusts – Consequential Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993.
  20. The Mental Health (Nurses, Guardianship, Consent to Treatment and Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992.
  21. The Mental Health (1986 Order) (Commencement No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1990.
  22. The Mental Health (1986 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1988.
  23. The Mental Health (1986 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1986.
  24. The Mental Health Review Tribunal (Northern Ireland) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1986.
  25. The Mental Health (Nurses, Guardianship, Consent to Treatment and Prescribed Forms) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986.
  26. The Mental Health (1986 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1986.
  27. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986.
  28. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1985.
  29. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984.
  30. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1983.
  31. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981.
  32. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981.
  33. The County Court (Mental Health Act) (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1979.
  34. The County Court (Mental Health Act) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1978.
  35. The Mental Health (Payment of Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1974.