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[The chapter/paragraph numbers here refer to the 2008 versions of the Code of Practice and Reference Guide.]
Certificates: supplementary provisions
[64H.—(1) A certificate under section 64B(2)(b) or 64E(2)(b) above (a "Part 4A certificate") may relate to a plan of treatment under which the patient is to be given (whether within a specified period or otherwise) one or more forms of section 58 type treatment or section 58A type treatment.
(2) A Part 4A certificate shall be in such form as may be prescribed by regulations made by the appropriate national authority[; and the regulations may make different provision for the different descriptions of Part 4A certificate].
(3) Before giving a Part 4A certificate [that falls within section 64C(4) above], the registered medical practitioner concerned shall consult two other persons who have been professionally concerned with the patient's medical treatment but, of those persons—
(4) Where a patient is given treatment in accordance with a Part 4A certificate [that falls within section 64C(4) above], a report on the treatment and the patient's condition shall be given by the person in charge of the treatment to the [regulatory authority] if required by that authority.
(5) The [regulatory authority] may at any time give notice directing that a Part 4A certificate [that falls within section 64C(4) above] shall not apply to treatment given to a patient after a date specified in the notice, and the relevant section shall then apply to any such treatment as if that certificate had not been given.
(6) The relevant section is—
(7) The notice under subsection (5) above shall be given to the person in charge of the treatment in question.
(8) Subsection (5) above shall not preclude the continuation of any treatment or of treatment under any plan pending compliance with the relevant section if the person in charge of the treatment considers that the discontinuance of the treatment or of treatment under the plan would cause serious suffering to the patient.
(9) In this section, "the appropriate national authority" means—