Section 38 – Interim hospital orders


Before conviction, a remand to hospital under section 36 is used where a patient requires treatment pending resolution of criminal proceedings. Inevitably, a section 36 remand is a temporary measure. Temporary compulsory admission to hospital following conviction is dealt with by the making of an interim hospital order under this section. An interim order must […]

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