Mental Healthcare Act

Have notified minimum standards to be maintained by mental health establishments: Centre to HC

The court, which disposed of the plea by advocate and mental health activist Gaurav Kumar Bansal, however, gave him the liberty to challenge the notified regulations before an appropriate forum.

published on : 5th February 2021

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response to PIL on minimum standards at mental health establishments

Petition has contended that under the Mental Healthcare Act of 2017 the minimum standards were to be notified within 18 months of commencement of the statute.

published on : 14th December 2020

No regulations yet on minimum standards to be maintained by mental health establishments: PIL in HC

It further states that under the Mental Healthcare Act of 2017 the minimum standards were to be notified within 18 months of commencement of the statute.

published on : 8th December 2020

Treat as representation PIL for minimum standards for mental health establishments: HC to Centre

The direction came after the central government said the draft minimum standards are ready and would be published/notified as soon as they are finalised.

published on : 12th October 2020

PIL in Delhi HC for notifying minimum standards for mental health establishments

The petition contended that under the Act the minimum standards have to be notified within 18 months of commencement of the statute, but the same has not been done yet.

published on : 8th October 2020

Plea in HC for contempt action against police for not preparing manual to deal with mentally ill

The petition by lawyer Gaurav Kumar Bansal contended that the high court in 2018 directed Delhi Police to create a manual to deal with cases under the Mental Healthcare Act.

published on : 14th August 2020