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  • Act applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 9(replacing1968 c 20 s. 23) (Act applied (prosp.) by 1968 c. 20, s. 23(4) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2, para. 9 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix)))
  • Act applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 4(replacing1957 c 53 s. 63) (Act applied (prosp.) by 1957 c. 53, s. 63C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2, para. 4 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix)))
  • Act applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 1(replacing1955 c 19 s. 116) (Act applied (prosp.) by 1955 c. 19, s. 116C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2 para. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix))
  • Act applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 1(replacing1955 c 18 s 116) (Act applied (prosp.) by 1955 c. 18, s. 116C(6) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2 para. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix)))
  • Act power to applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 4(replacing1957 c 53 s. 63) (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) by 1957 c. 53, s. 63B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2, para. 4 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix)))
  • Act power to applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 1(replacing1955 c 19 s. 116) (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) by 1955 c. 19, s. 116B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2, para. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix)))
  • Act power to applied by 1996 c. 46 Sch. 2 para. 1(replacing1955 c 18 s 116) (Act: Power to apply conferred (prosp.) by 1955 c. 18, s. 116B(4)(c) (as substituted (prosp.) by 1996 c. 46, ss. 8, 36(2), Sch. 2 para. 1 which said amending provision was repealed (31.3.2005) by Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), ss. 58(2), 60, Sch. 11; S.I. 2005/579, art. 3(h)(i)(ix)))

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61 Review of treatment.E+W

(1)Where a patient is given treatment in accordance with section 57(2) [F1, 58(3)(b) or 58A(4) or (5)] above [F2, or by virtue of section 62A below in accordance with a Part 4A certificate (within the meaning of that section) [F3that falls within section 64C(4) below],] a report on the treatment and the patient’s condition shall be given [F4by the approved clinician in charge of the treatment] to [F5the regulatory authority]

(a)on the next occasion on which the [F6responsible clinician] furnishes a report [F7under section 20(3) [F8, 20A(4) or 21B(2) above in respect] of the patient]; and

(b)at any other time if so required by [F5the regulatory authority].

(2)In relation to a patient who is subject to a restriction order [F9, limitation direction]or restriction direction subsection (1) above shall have effect as if paragraph (a) required the report to be made—

(a)in the case of treatment in the period of six months beginning with the date of the order or direction, at the end of that period;

(b)in the case of treatment at any subsequent time, on the next occasion on which the [F10responsible clinician] makes a report in respect of the patient under section 41(6) [F11, 45B(3)] or 49(3) above.

(3)[F5The regulatory authority] may at any time give notice F12. . . directing that, subject to section 62 below, a certificate given in respect of a patient under subsection 57(2) [F13, 58(3)(b) or 58A(4) or (5)] above shall not apply to treatment given to him [F14(whether in England or Wales)] after a date specified in the notice and sections 57 [F15, 58 and 58A] above shall then apply to any such treatment as if that certificate has not been given.

[F16(3A)The notice under subsection (3) above shall be given to the approved clinician in charge of the treatment.]

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F1Words in s. 61(1) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 28(5)(a), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(g) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F2Words in s. 61(1) inserted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 34(3)(a), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(j) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F4Words in s. 61(1) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 12(4)(a)(i), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(b) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F6Words in s. 61(1)(a) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 12(4)(a)(ii), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(b) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F7Words in s. 61(1)(a) substituted (1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 52, ss. 2(5), 7(2)

F8Words in s. 61(1)(a) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 34(3)(b), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(j) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F9Words in s. 61(2) inserted (1.10.1997) by 1997 c. 43, s. 55, Sch. 4 para. 12(7)(a); S.I. 1997/2200, art. 2

F10Words in s. 61(2)(b) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 12(4)(b), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(b) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F11Words in s. 61(2) inserted (1.10.1997) by 1997 c. 43, s. 55, Sch. 4 para. 12(7)(b); S.I. 1997/2200, art. 2

F12Words in s. 61(3) repealed (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 12(4)(c), 55, 56, Sch. 11 Pt. 3 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(b)(p) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F13Words in s. 61(3) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 28(5)(b)(i), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(g) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F15Words in s. 61(3) substituted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 28(5)(b)(ii), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(g) (with art. 3, Sch.)

F16S. 61(3A) inserted (3.11.2008) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 12(4)(d), 56 (with Sch. 10); S.I. 2008/1900, art. 2(b) (with art. 3, Sch.)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 61(1): functions transferred (1.4.2009) by Health and Social Care Act 2008 (c. 14), ss. 52(1)(c), 170 (with s. 96); S.I. 2009/462, art. 2, Sch. 1 para. 20

C2S. 61(3): functions transferred (1.4.2009) by Health and Social Care Act 2008 (c. 14), ss. 52(1)(d), 170 (with s. 96); S.I. 2009/462, art. 2, Sch. 1 para. 20

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