Legislation

Section 135 – Warrant to search for and remove patients

Introduction

Chapter 16 of the Code of Practice provides guidance about applying for, and implementing, section 135 warrants. It requires local authorities to ensure warrants can be applied for 24 hours a day (paragraph 16.10) and explains when, due to extreme urgency, police may need to use their section 17 of the Police and Criminal Evidence […]

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