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

Section 184: responsible medical officer’s duty to keep compulsion order and restriction order under review

333.Section 184 provides that the responsible medical officer is under a continuing duty to keep the compulsion order and restriction order to which the patient is subject under review. Whenever the responsible medical officer reviews the order, he or she must submit a report to the Scottish Ministers complying with the requirements of section 183 and containing his or her recommendations.

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