MHA 1983 s80A
Change made by Mental Health Act 2007
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- Reference Guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, 26. Transfer of patients to Scotland — paragraphs 26.19 to 26.25
Transfer of responsibility for conditionally discharged patients to Scotland
80A.—(1) If it appears to the Secretary of State, in the case of a patient who—
- (a) is subject to a restriction order under section 41 above; and
- (b) has been conditionally discharged under section 42 or 73 above,
that a transfer under this section would be in the interests of the patient, the Secretary of State may, with the consent of the Minister exercising corresponding functions in Scotland, transfer responsibility for the patient to that Minister.