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Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015

New section 257(3A)

75.Subsection (4) of section 24 adds subsection (3A) to section 257. Subsection (3A) makes provision for the Tribunal to remove an existing person if they are considered inappropriate to act as a named person and, if the individual appearing before the Tribunal is under 16, substitute another person to act as named person.

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