Brief Introduction to Mental Health Laws in India

At present, there are broadly four legislations that deal with mental illness in India – Mental Health Act, 1987 [“MHA”] Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992 [“RCA”] Persons with Disability (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 [“PWDA”] National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and … Continue reading Brief Introduction to Mental Health Laws in India