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Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 73 – Applications to the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland

172.This amends Part 3 of Schedule 2 to the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 by inserting paragraph 13A. Part 3 makes provision for the Tribunal’s procedure. The effect of the amendment is that where a relevant application is made in the relevant period but withdrawn before being determined, the application is to be treated for the supervisory review sections of the Act (sections 101,189 and 213) as not having been made.

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