This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).
After section 130I of the Mental Health Act 1983 insert–
(1)This section applies for the purposes of section 130E above.
(2)A patient is a Welsh qualifying informal patient if–
(a)the patient is an in-patient at a hospital or registered establishment situated in Wales;
(b)the patient is receiving treatment for, or assessment in relation to, mental disorder at the hospital or registered establishment; and
(c)no application, order, direction or report renders the patient liable to be detained under this Act.”
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