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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 201 - Reports by responsible medical practitioner

This section provides that where a hospital direction is in force, the responsible medical officer must examine the person to whom it applies, and report to the Department of Justice at such intervals as the Department of Justice directs. Such intervals must not exceed one year.

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