Croke v.Ireland

Country: Ireland
Year: 2000
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: [2000] EHCR 33267/96
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals, Mental health
Human Rights: Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The applicant, Mr. Croke filed a complaint under Article of the European Convention on Human Rights about the absence of an independent and automatic review prior to or immediately after his initial detention in a psychiatric hospital and about the absence of a periodic, independent and automatic review of his detention thereafter. In the early …Read more

Tags: Compulsory commitment, Compulsory confinement, Heath facilities, Involuntary confinement, Mandatory commitment, Mandatory confinement, Mental illness, Mental institution, Psychiatry. Mental disorder
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