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

Section 198: effect of revocation of restriction order

358.Section 198 provides that, where the Tribunal revokes a restriction order but not the compulsion order, then the patient is treated as if the compulsion order had been made without a restriction order. Part 9 will apply to the patient as if the compulsion order had been made on the date on which the restriction order was revoked.

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