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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 245 - Effect of court order or direction on previous authority for hospital detention

This section provides that where an individual is admitted to a hospital or other establishment as a result of the making of a public protection order or hospital direction, any previous public protection order or authority for detention under Part 2 of the Act will cease to have effect.

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