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Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995

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20(1)Section 145 of that Act (interpretation) shall be amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) below.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)after the definition of “patient” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the responsible after-care bodies” has the meaning given in section 25D above;; and

(b)after the definition of “special hospital” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“supervision application” has the meaning given in section 25A above;.

(3)After that subsection there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(1A)References in this Act to a patient being subject to after-care under supervision (or to after-care under supervision) shall be construed in accordance with section 25A above.

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