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Cases under S316 Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Sc) Act 2003

Freedom of Information: Cases under S316 Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Sc) Act 2003

Thank you for your letter received on 6 January 2014 in which you requested the following information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA):

"I would be grateful if you could provide information on how many cases have been considered by the Procurator Fiscal under the criminal offence of inducing or assisting absconding under section 316 of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003."

We have interrogated our database and can confirm that no reports of allegations of offences under Section 316 of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 have been submitted to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.