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

The National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c.29)

696.In paragraph 3, the 1978 Act is amended to substitute a reference to the 1984 Act with a reference to the 2003 Act. The Scottish Ministers' duty to provide state hospitals in the 1978 Act is amended to refer to the 2003 Act as well as the 1995 Act.

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