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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 236 - Application and references to Tribunal where person recalled

This section makes provision for the Department of Justice to make a reference to the Tribunal within one month from the date of the person’s return to hospital where he or she has been recalled from being conditionally discharged from being liable to be detained under a public protection order with restrictions. The person, his or her nominated person (if he or she is aged 16 or over), or an individual who has parental responsibility for the person if he or she is aged under 16, may also apply to the Tribunal within 6 months of the date of the return to hospital, within the 6 months following that period or within any 12 month period beginning with an anniversary of the date of the arrival of the person in hospital. No application under section 225 may be made in respect of the order.

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