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Leave of Absence on Trial


The legal status of patients on leave of absence on trial, we are informed, has been again submitted to the consideration of legal authorities, with the result that the previous opinion has been reversed. The patient on trial is recapturable if, in the consent granted by the Commissioners in Lunacy for a specified period, it is stated that such consent is revocable before the expiration of that period. In our allusion to this matter in the April number omission was made of the fact that the case on which this question had arisen was Dr. Weatherly's.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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  • EISSN: 2514-9946
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