Section 80A – Transfer of responsibility for patients to Scotland


This section allows the Secretary of State to transfer responsibility for patients conditionally discharged under section 42 or 73, or subject to a restriction order, to his counterpart Scottish Minister. This is only permitted however where transfer would be in the interests of the patient.

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