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

Certificates under section 238

463.Section 246 provides that the Scottish Ministers may prescribe by regulations the particulars that a certificate under section 238 must include.

464.The amendment made by the 2004 Order ensures a certificate given under section 238 must be copied within 7 days to the Commission.

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