Legislation

Section 136 – Removal etc of mentally disordered persons without a warrant

Introduction

This section gives a constable power to remove a person to a place of safety. Local policies on the use of section 135 and section 136 powers are required by the Code of Practice (paragraph 16.30 onwards). This section was significantly altered by amendments made by the Policing and Crime Act 2017, with effect from […]

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