Part 6Short-term detention

Revocation of certificates

51Commission’s power to revoke short-term detention certificate or extension certificate


(a)the detention of a patient in hospital is authorised by a short-term detention certificate or an extension certificate; and

(b)the Commission is satisfied—

(i)that not all of the conditions mentioned in paragraphs (a), (b) and (d) of section 44(4) of this Act continue to be met in respect of the patient; or

(ii)that it does not continue to be necessary for the detention in hospital of the patient to be authorised by the certificate,

the Commission may revoke the certificate.