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Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003

Review by Tribunal of determination extending order
Section 165: Tribunal’s duty to review determination under section 152

312.Section 165 provides that the Tribunal must, in certain circumstances, review the section 152 determination by the responsible medical officer to extend the compulsion order. Those circumstances are-

  • the responsible medical officer’s record (prepared under section 153) states that-

    • there is a change in diagnosis of the type (or types) of mental disorder that the patient has from the type which was recorded in the compulsion order; or

    • the mental health officer either disagrees with the determination or has not carried out that officer’s duties under section 151(2)(d)(i); or

  • no review has been made by the Tribunal of the compulsion order, which would have been in force for 2 years ending with the day on which the order, had it not been extended, would have ceased to authorise the measures specified, either under this section or under section 167.

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