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

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SCHEDULE 6Transitory amendments of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984

(introduced by section 332(1))

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1Sections 33, 64 and 66 of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 36) shall, until their repeal by this Act, have effect as follows.

2In section 33 (discharge of patients from hospital), in subsection (4)—

(a)after “is”, where secondly occurring, insert “not”; and

(b)in each of paragraphs (a) and (b) omit “not”.

3In section 64 (appeal by patient subject to restriction order)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)after “shall” insert “, subject to subsection (2) of this section,”;

(ii)after “is”, where first occurring, insert “not”;

(iii)in each of paragraphs (a) and (b) omit “not”;

(iv)omit “and (in either case)” and paragraph (c);

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “(1)” substitute “(A1)”;

(ii)after “is”, where secondly occurring, insert “not”;

(iii)for the words from “not” to “subsection”, where thirdly occurring, substitute “is satisfied that it is appropriate for the patient to remain liable to be recalled to hospital for further treatment”.

4In section 66 (further consideration of case of conditionally discharged patient) in subsection (3) after “is”, where first, secondly and thirdly occurring, insert “not”.

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