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Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015

Amendments to sections 52B, 52C, 52D, 52F, 52K, 52L, 52M and 52P

113.The 1995 Act was amended by Parts 8, 9 and 10 of the 2003 Act with regard to the treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Part 2 of the Act makes a number of minor amendments to the 1995 Act, mainly concerned with timescales, and procedure.

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