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Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995

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7(1)Section 66 of that Act (applications to tribunals) shall be amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) below.

(2)In subsection (1) (cases where application may be made), after paragraph (g) there shall be inserted the following paragraphs—

(ga)a supervision application is accepted in respect of a patient; or

(gb)a report is furnished under section 25F above in respect of a patient; or

(gc)a report is furnished under section 25G above in respect of a patient; or.

(3)In that subsection, in paragraph (i), for the words “case mentioned in paragraph (d) above, by his nearest relative” there shall be substituted “cases mentioned in paragraphs (d), (ga), (gb) and (gc), by his nearest relative if he has been (or was entitled to be) informed under this Act of the report or acceptance”.

(4)In subsection (2) (period within which application may be made)—

(a)in paragraph (c), for the words “case mentioned in paragraph (c)” there shall be substituted “cases mentioned in paragraphs (c) and (ga)”;

(b)in paragraph (d), for the words “and (g)” there shall be substituted “, (g) and (gb)”; and

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

(fa)in the case mentioned in paragraph (gc) of that subsection, the further period for which the patient is made subject to after-care under supervision by virtue of the report;.

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