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

Section 196: general effect of orders under section 193

356.Section 196 provides that where the Tribunal makes any of the orders listed in subsection (1), those orders shall not take effect until the occurrence of the earliest of the events listed in subsection (2), which relate to appeals against those orders.

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