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Section 35
Remand to hospital for assessment up to 28 days
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Section 36
Remand to hospital for treatment up to 28 days
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Section 37
Hospital order for treatment with or without 41 restriction 6 months initially
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Section 41
Restriction added to section 37 meaning MOJ control leave/discharge
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Section 47/49
Patient transferred from prison to hospital with or without restriction attached (49)
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37 Notional
If under a section 47/49 and it is felt you still need hospital treatment when your sentence ends you are treated as if on a section 37
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Section 135
AMHP applies for a Court order allowing police to enter/remove someone from their home for mental health assessment
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Section 136
Police powers to transfer someone in a public area to a place of safety for a mental health assessment
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$ection 5(4)
Nurse holding power for upto 6 hours. For patients already in hospital (i.e informal patient wanting to leave)
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Section 5(2)
Drs holding power for up to 72 hours while waiting for a mental health assessment to be conducted on an informal patient wanting to leave hospital
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Section 2
Assessment for up to 28 days. Includes treatment and monitoring of response to treatment. can be discharged by nearest relative/responsible clinician/Tribunal/hospital managers
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Section 3
Treatment for up to 6 months, can be renewed. Appropriate treatment must be available. can be discharged by nearest relative/responsible clinician/Tribunal/hospital managers
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Section 4
Emergency order for upto 72 hours when only one dr and amhp available. Must be assessed for a section 2/3 asap
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Section 36

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Remand to hospital for treatment up to 28 days

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Section 37

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Section 41

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Section 47/49

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