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

Section 151: proposed extension of order on further review: mental health officer’s duties

291.Section 151 sets out the duties of the mental health officer on being notified by the responsible medical officer of the intention to extend the compulsion order after a further review. The duties are similar to those under section 147 after a first review.

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