Guidance

Management and security of night state

Guidance for staff, on the period in which detainees in detention centres are limited to residential areas or individual rooms overnight.

Documents

Detention services order: management and security of night state

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Details

The detention services order (04/2018) provides instructions for staff on the period during which detainees are limited to a residential area or their individual rooms overnight, within detention centres.

This guidance should be used by all staff in:

  • Home Office immigration removal centres
  • Gatwick pre-departure accommodation
  • residential short-term holding facilities
Published 12 December 2018