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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 246 - Appeals: general

This section applies where the court makes a public protection order, a hospital direction or a supervision and assessment order.  Where a person appeals to any court against the order or direction, that court has the same powers as if the appeal was also against any further order made by the court. Where the person is a child, any appeal may be brought by the child, on behalf of the child by anyone who has parental responsibility for that child, or any guardian.

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