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Mental health detention powers reviewed

Sections 135 and 136 of Mental Health Act will be reviewed by two government departments to determine if legislation is appropriate.

Mental health detention powers reviewed

Date - 28th March 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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Police powers to detain individuals under the Mental Health Act are to be reviewed to determine if they are fit for purpose and appropriate to support individuals. Health minister Jeremy Hunt said that the review, which began on March 27, will...
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