Section bdf135, Mental Health Act 1983 LCREM

Section bdf135, Mental Health Act 1983 LCREM

A section of the UK Mental Health Act 1983 which empowers an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who believes that a person is being ill-treated or is self-neglecting, to apply to a magistrate for a warrant to search for and remove such patients to a place of safety in order to carry out a Mental Health Act assessment. The AMHP or a registered medical practitioner must accompany the police during the search and removal.
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