Explanatory Notes

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003

2003 asp 13

25 April 2003

Commentary on Sections

Part 9 - Compulsion Orders

Chapter 2: review of compulsion orders
Extension and variation of order
Section 157: application for extension and variation of compulsion order: notification

297.Section 157 places a duty on the responsible medical officer, where the officer intends to apply to the Tribunal for the extension and variation of a compulsion order, to notify the persons listed in that section before making the application.