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Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975

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4Where the medical practitioner by whom or under whose direction a probationer is being treated for his mental condition in pursuance of any requirement of the probation order is of opinion—

(a)that the treatment of the probationer should be continued beyond the period specified in that behalf in the order; or

(b)that the probationer needs different treatment, being treatment of a kind to which he could be required to submit in pursuance of a probation order ; or

(c)that the probationer is not susceptible to treatment; or

(d)that the probationer does not require further treatment,

or where the practitioner is for any reason unwilling to continue to treat or direct the treatment of the probationer, he shall make a report in writing to the effect to the officer supervising the probationer and the supervising officer shall apply to the court which made the order or to the appropriate court for the variation or cancellation of the requirement.

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