- Draft legislation
This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Mental Health (Absconding Patients from Other Jurisdictions) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 No. 333
Draft Regulations laid before the Scottish Parliament under section 326(4) of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, for approval by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
Draft Scottish Statutory Instruments
Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(1)
The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 309 and 326(2) of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.
In accordance with section 326(4) of that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Draft Executive Note sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Scottish Statutory Instrument or Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument laid before the Scottish Parliament from July 2005 onwards.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: