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

Commission’s power to revoke detention certificates

92.Section 51 confers a power on the Commission to revoke a short-term detention certificate or an extension certificate where it is satisfied that one of the tests in paragraph (b) is met. Section 52 provides that where the Commission exercises this power, it must give notice of the revocation to the parties listed in that section.

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