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

General duties

19.Section 5 requires the Commission to monitor the operation of the 2003 Act and to promote best practice in relation to its operation.

20.Section 6 places the Commission under a duty to inform the Scottish Ministers of any matter relating to the operation of the 2003 Act that it considers should be brought to their attention.

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