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Procedure for the transfer from custody of children and young people under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    1 August 2011
  • Publication format:
    A4, Electronic
  • Gateway reference:
    12180
  • Pages:
    44
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

The procedure for transferring to and from hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 any child or young person who is:

  • detained in custody in pursuance of any sentence ororder for detention;
  • remanded in custody or who is otherwise detained in custody.

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