“Places of Safety” Under the Mental Health Act 1983 – New Regulations – Garden Court Chambers

Posted November 23rd, 2017 in detention, mental health, news, police, regulations by sally

‘Changes to the powers under ss 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983 are being brought in by ss 80 – 83 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 with effect from 11 December 2017. New regulations (Mental Health Act 1983 (Places of Safety) Regulations 2017/1036) were published on 31 October 2017, also due to come into effect on 11 December 2017.’

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Garden Court Chambers, 10th November 2017

Source: www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk