MHA 1983 s89
Change made by Mental Health Act 2007
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[The chapter/paragraph numbers which appear below (if any) refer to the 2008 versions of the Code of Practice and Reference Guide.]
- Reference Guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, 31. Legal custody, absconding and retaking [Note that the chapter number relates to the old Reference Guide] — paragraphs 31.20 to 31.22
Patients absent from hospitals in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man
89.—(1) Any person who under any provision corresponding to section 18 above or 138 below may be taken into custody in any of the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man may be taken into custody in, and returned to the island in question from, England and Wales by an [approved mental health professional] or a constable.
(2) This section does not apply to any person who is subject to guardianship.
- Mental Health Act 2007 s21 & sch 2; Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 (England), Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 (Wales), wef 3/11/08