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The Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship, Community Treatment and Consent to Treatment) (Wales) Regulations 2008

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Forms of treatment under Part 4A of the Act

39.  For the purposes of Part 4A of the Act (treatment of community patients not recalled to hospital) —

(a)treatment of a patient to whom section 64B(3)(b) or section 64E(3)(b) (which set out when treatment under Part 4A of the Act may be given to adult and child community patients respectively) applies may include treatment by way of the administration of medicines as part of electro-convulsive therapy but only where that treatment falls within section 64C(5)(a) or (b);

(b)treatment of a patient to whom section 64G (emergency treatment for community patients lacking capacity or competence) applies may include treatment by way of medicines used in connection with electro-convulsive therapy but only where that treatment falls within section 64C(5)(a) or (b).

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