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Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982

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63Definition of hospital and medical treatment

(1)In the definition of "hospital" in section 147(1) of the principal Act for paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) there shall be substituted—

(a)any health service hospital within the meaning of the National Health Service Act 1977 ; and

(b)any accommodation provided by a local authority and used as a hospital by or on behalf of the Secretary of State under that Act;.

(2)In the definition of " medical treatment " in section 147(1) of the principal Act and in the definition of "mental nursing home " in section 2(1) of the Nursing Homes Act 1975 for the words " care and training under medical supervision " there shall be substituted the words

care, habilitation and rehabilitation under medical supervision.

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