First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health)
Description: Administered by the Tribunals Service. Reviews the cases of patients detained under the Mental Health Act and directs the discharge of any 'unrestricted' patients where the statutory criteria have been satisfied.
Jurisdiction: England only
Statistical data for 2008/09 Financial Year
Judicial Pool: 999
Days Sat: 19,964
Success Rate: 14%
Oral Hearings: 100%
Waiting Times: no information available
Notes: These figures are for England only.