Mental Health

This is the second part in a series of two articles which examines a particularly complex case from the Mental Health Court. The first article set out the background of the case. This article reviews…
October 2021
This is the first in a series of two articles that examines a particularly complex case from the Mental Health Court. The jurisdiction of the Mental Health Court is engaged when a person becomes…
September 2021
Mental health — compulsory detention at hospital — action for alleged personal injury arising out of compulsory detention — application for leave to commence proceedings under s. 69(2) — reasonably…
July 2020
In the February 2020 issue, we discussed how one might go about managing the property and affairs of persons with mental incapacity, in particular under Parts II and IV of the Mental Health Ordinance…
April 2020
In light of the ageing population and increased life expectancy for both males and females in Hong Kong, there is a growing need for lawyers practising in the area of mental health, elderly and…
February 2020
Mental health — mentally incapacitated person (MIP) — appointment of committee — test and approach when deciding whether to appoint committee for MIP — Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136) Pt.II…
July 2019