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

Section 162: Commission’s power to make reference to Tribunal

306.Section 162 gives power to the Commission to refer the case of a patient subject to a compulsion order to the Tribunal for review, where it considers it appropriate to do so. Section 171 provides what the Tribunal can do on such a reference.

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