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PART VIS Mental Disorder

[F1Compulsion ordersS

Textual Amendments

F1Ss. 57A-57D and cross-heading inserted (21.3.2005 for certain purposes and otherwise 5.10.2005) by Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 13), ss. 133, 333(1)-(4); S.S.I. 2005/161, arts. 2, 3, Sch. 1 (as amended (27.9.2005) by S.S.I. 2005/465, art. 2, Sch. 1 para. 32(14))

57BCompulsion order authorising detention in hospital or requiring residence at place: ancillary provisionS

(1)Where a compulsion order—

(a)authorises the detention of an offender in a specified hospital; or

(b)imposes a requirement on an offender to reside at a specified place,

this section authorises the removal, before the [F2end of the day following the] 7 days beginning with the day on which the order is made, of the offender to the specified hospital or place, by any of the persons mentioned in subsection (2) below.

(2)Those persons are—

(a)a constable;

(b)a person employed in, or contracted to provide services in or to, the specified hospital who is authorised by the managers of that hospital to remove persons to hospital for the purposes of this section; and

(c)a specified person.

(3)In this section, “specified” means specified in the compulsion order.]

Textual Amendments