The Order brings into force section 30 of the Act insofar as not already in force. Section 30 inserts provisions about independent mental health advocates into the Mental Health Act 1983. Remaining provisions of section 50 of the Act, which makes amendments to provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 relating to deprivation of liberty safeguards, will also come in force on 1 April.  

In addition, the Order makes transitional provisions, which are set out in a Schedule.  

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