When discharging from both a hospital order and restriction order under s.64 Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984 (and consequently under the English Mental Health Act 1983), the fact that a psychopath was no longer regarded as treatable was not decisive.

HL (Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Lloyd of Berwick, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Clyde, Lord Hutton)

03/12/1998

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