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

Section 172: Tribunal’s order varying compulsion order

320.Section 172 sets out what the Tribunal must specify when it makes an order under section 166, 167 or 171 varying a compulsion order. It must specify the modifications that it has made to the measures specified in the compulsion order. In addition, the Tribunal may specify measures which were not sought in the application to which its order relates.

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