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

The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 4)

730.In paragraph 9, the 2000 Act is amended to substitute references to the detention provisions of the 1984 Act with references to detention by virtue of the 1995 Act or the 2003 Act. In relation to the medical treatment of an incapable adult, references to the provisions for special treatments in Part 16 of the 2003 Act are also added. In relation to an application for a guardianship order, references to a medical practitioner are amended to refer to an approved medical practitioner. The 2000 Act is also amended to align definitions for mental disorder and mental health officer with the provisions of sections 328 and 329 of the 2003 Act, and amended to substitute for references to the 1984 Act references to the 2003 Act.

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