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Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015

Amendment to section 273

63.Section 18 provides that in Chapter 3 of Part 17 of the 2003 Act, a reference to a hospital may be read as a reference to a hospital unit and that “hospital unit” means any part of a hospital which is treated as a separate unit.

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