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

Section 310: regulations as to absconding by other patients

615.Subsection (1) enables the Scottish Ministers to make regulations as to the circumstances in which a patient who absconds while subject to one of the orders listed in subsection (3) can be taken into custody.

616.The 2004 Order makes a minor amendment to allow any regulations made to require notification to be made, amongst others, to specified prosecutors.

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