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Section 54 — Measures that may be authorised

Part of Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 – in the Scottish Parliament at 12:15 pm on 19th March 2003.

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Photo of Mary Scanlon Mary Scanlon Conservative 12:15 pm, 19th March 2003

Can the minister clarify whether, if an individual had strong wishes against a particular treatment—for example ECT—and that view was contained in an advance statement, the tribunal could overrule that wish?