'Criminal Mental Health Law - Part III and the Psychiatric Defences' Masterclass by Dr Adrian East - 25 September 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
This Masterclass is intended to discuss the State of the Nation with regards to criminal mental health law from a psychiatric perspective.
Part III of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 contains legal provisions for patients concerned in criminal proceedings or under sentence. In addition to this, there are a number of psychiatric defences available to mentally disordered offenders who appear before the Courts.
The focus of this Masterclass will be recent case developments in this area within Northern Ireland.
The Masterclass will be of interest to all psychiatrists practising within Northern Ireland whose patients come into contact with the Criminal Justice System.
Dr Adrian East is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and the Regional Advisor in Forensic Psychiatry for the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland.
To secure your place, please go to the College's online bookings page.