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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 257 - Removal of certain persons detained under Part 10 to Scotland

Section 257 establishes the same framework for the transfer of patients from Northern Ireland to Scotland who are detained under a public protection order or a hospital direction made under section 211, 214 or 220.

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