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Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015

Amendment of section 329

144.Section 329 of the 2003 Act defines ‘compulsion order’ as an order made under section 57A(2) of the 1995 Act. Section 307 of the 1995 Act defines ‘compulsion order’ as having the meaning given by section 57A of that Act.

145.Section 52 amends section 307 of the 1995 Act and section 329 of the 2003 Act to introduce, for clarity, a consistent definition of compulsion order in both Acts. The amendments provide that a compulsion order means an order under section 57(2)(a) or 57A(2) of the 1995 Act. It makes a consequential amendment to section 1(6)(c) of the 2003 Act.

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