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Public consultation on a working document

Public consultation on a working document on the protection of human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorder with regard to involuntary placement and involuntary treatment is finished.
Strasbourg 15/11/2015
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Public consultation on a working document

The Committee on Bioethics (DH-BIO) of the Council of Europe is currently elaborating an Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine concerning the protection of human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorders with regard to involuntary placement and involuntary treatment. In this context, the DH-BIO decided to make available for consultation a draft Protocol as a working document with a reference DH BIO/INF (2015) 7.

The consultation process is now over and the results may be consulted below.

The purpose of this consultation is to elicit comments from individuals and bodies/institutions from all the fields concerned. The comments received will be taken into consideration in finalising the Additional Protocol.