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Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984

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(1)This Part of this Act applies to any patient liable to be detained under this Act except—

(a)a patient who is liable to be detained by virtue of an emergency recommendation;

(b)a patient who is liable to be detained by virtue of sections 25(2), 117 or 118 of this Act or section 177 or 378 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 ;

(c)a patient who has been conditionally discharged under sections 64 or 68(2) of this Act and has not been recalled to hospital.

(2)Any certificate for the purposes of this Part of this Act shall be in such form as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.

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