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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 53Sections 51 and 52: additional powers of Tribunal

This section provides that where, under sections 51 or 52, the Tribunal decides to do anything other than revoke the authorisation, it can, with a view to facilitating the ending of a measure which is still authorised by an authorisation, recommend the taking of specified actions and further consider the case if those actions are not complied with. Where the Tribunal further considers the case, section 51 or as the case may be, section 52, will apply.

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