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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 221 - Detention in hospital on removal under section 220

This section provides that a person subject to a hospital direction given under section 220 shall be liable to be detained under the direction ceases to have effect under section 222 or 240. The section also provides that sections 201 to 203 apply to hospital directions granted under section 220.

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