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Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995

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Part III patients

5In section 41 of that Act (power of higher courts to restrict discharge from hospital of persons subject to hospital order), in subsection (3) (nature of special restrictions), after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(aa)none of the provisions of Part II of this Act relating to after-care under supervision shall apply;.

6In Schedule 1 to that Act (application of provisions to patients subject to hospital and guardianship orders), in Part I (patients not subject to special restrictions)—

(a)in paragraph 1 (provisions applying without modification), for “26” there shall be substituted “25C”;

(b)in paragraph 2 (provisions applying with modifications), after “23” there shall be inserted “, 25A, 25B”; and

(c)after paragraph 8 there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

8AIn sections 25A(1)(a) and 25B(5)(a) for the words “in pursuance of an application for admission for treatment” there shall be substituted the words “by virtue of an order or direction for his admission or removal to hospital under Part III of this Act”.

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