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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 213 - Effect of transfer under section 211

This section provides for the effect of a transferring a person to hospital. If a direction is given to transfer the person, the managing authority of the hospital must admit the person and detain him or her in the hospital in accordance with chapter 5 of Part 10 of the Act.

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