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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1990 - SECT 171

Circumstances in which Board must refuse to consent to psychosurgery

171 Circumstances in which Board must refuse to consent to psychosurgery

(1) The Board must refuse to consent to an application to perform psychosurgery on a patient if, after hearing the application and making such inquiries and conducting such examinations with respect to the application as it thinks fit, it is satisfied that the patient the subject of the application is capable of giving informed consent to the psychosurgery and has not given that consent.
(2) The Board must refuse to consent to such an application if it is not satisfied as to any one or more of the matters specified in section 169 (c)-(g).



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