Mental Health Act 2001

Establishment of Mental Health Commission.


32.—(1) On the establishment day there shall stand established a commission to be known as the Mental Health Commission (referred to in this Act as “the Commission”) to perform the functions conferred on it by this Act.

(2) The Commission shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and an official seal and it shall have the power to sue and may be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land and to acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.

(3) The Commission shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, be independent in the exercise of its functions.