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

Section 149: application to Tribunal for extension of order following first review

289.Section 149 sets out the information that must be included in an application by the responsible medical officer to the Tribunal for an order extending a compulsion order after the first review. The section also gives the Scottish Ministers power to make provision by regulations for other documentation to be sent with the application (section 149(b)).

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