Search Legislation

The Mental Health (Absconding by mentally disordered offenders) (Scotland) Regulations 2005

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Taking into custody by specified persons

This section has no associated Executive Note

3.  The persons specified for the purposes of regulation 2 who may take a patient into custody are–

(a)a mental health officer;

(b)a constable;

(c)a member of staff of any hospital and, where the patient liable to be taken into custody is subject to a compulsion order a condition of which requires the patient to reside in an establishment the address of which is specified in the order, a member of staff of that establishment;

(d)a person authorised in writing under sections 127(1), 221(6)(a) or 224(7)(a) (patient to be kept in charge of authorised person) of the 2003 Act, but only in respect of the patient to be kept in that person’s charge;

(e)a person authorised to escort a patient who is being removed by virtue of regulations made under section 290 of the 2003 Act.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Executive Note

Executive Note sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Scottish Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Scottish Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Scottish Statutory Instrument or Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument laid before the Scottish Parliament from July 2005 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources