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The Tribunal's Powers

The Tribunal's Powers

The jurisdiction and the powers of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales is set out in the legislation listed on the regulations page of our website.

The Tribunal’s Powers: our guidance booklet explains the legal criteria that the tribunal must consider before it can make a decision and the principle powers of the tribunal. 

You can download our 'Guidance Booklet MHRTW - 13'. If you have problems downloading any guidance or you would like it in a different format please contact us.

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The Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales hears applications and references for patients who are subject to the Mental Health Act.
The Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales is a statutory organisation established under the Mental Health Act 1983 as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007.
To help you find the information you are looking for we have organised our most frequently asked questions and the answers into subject headings.
If you have any questions or need further information about how to make an application or a reference, please contact us.