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

Revocation on application of patient

91.Section 50 confers on the patient or the patient’s named person a right to apply to the Tribunal for revocation of the certificate.  A short-term detention certificate is also automatically revoked if a compulsory treatment order or an interim compulsory treatment order is made in respect of the patient (see section 70).

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