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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Meaning of “subject to an additional measure”
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23.—(1) For the purposes of this Part a person is “subject to an additional measure” at the time a particular act is done if—

(a)the act is done at a time when the person is detained by virtue of this Act in circumstances amounting to a deprivation of liberty;

(b)the act is, or is done in the course of, the provision of treatment and is done at a time when the person is subject to a requirement to attend at a particular place at particular times or intervals for the purpose of being given that treatment;

(c)the act is done at a time when the person is subject to a community residence requirement; or

(d)the act is done at a time when a supervision and assessment order (see Schedule 7) is in force in respect of the person.

(2) For further provision about the measures mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to (c), see sections 24 to 34.

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