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S5W-04707: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 15 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to review the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 to take account of Article 17 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 23 November 2016

I refer the member to the answer to question S4W-04703 on 23 November 2016 which sets out the work the Scottish Government is currently undertaking to enhance rights-based practice under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. All answers to written Parliamentary Questions are available on the Parliament's website, the search facility for which can be found at