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Procedure for the transfer from custody of children and young people under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England

Procedure for the transfer from custody of children and young people under the Mental Health Act 1983 in England

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Download Mental Health Act 1983: Transfer Protocol from custody of children and young people

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The procedure for transferring to and from hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 any child or young person who is:

  • detained in custody in pursuance of any sentence ororder for detention;
  • remanded in custody or who is otherwise detained in custody.
Published 1 August 2011