Apply or appeal to the Mental Health Tribunal

Last updated: 10 September 2019

The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland is an independent judicial body. It makes decisions about compulsory care and treatment for mental health patients.

It deals with:

  • applications for Compulsory Treatment Orders
  • appeals against Compulsory Treatment Orders
  • appeals against other compulsory decisions (like short term detention certificates)
  • reviews of Compulsory Treatment Orders

For more information on compulsory mental health care, visit the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland website.

Visit the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland website if you want to apply or appeal to the Tribunal.