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Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 4 August 2020 at 12:33)
52 Notice of applications
(1) The applicant for a community treatment order must notify the affected person in writing of the application.(2) The notice of the application is to include a copy of the proposed treatment plan for the affected person.(3) If the affected person is not detained in a mental health facility, the application must be heard not earlier than 14 days after the notice is given.(4) Subsection (3) does not apply—(a) to an application for a further community treatment order in respect of an affected person who was the subject of a current community treatment order when the notice was given, or(b) if the Tribunal decides it is in the best interests of the affected person that the application be heard earlier than 14 days after the notice is given.