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Restricted/Special Patients Absent Without Leave

May be apprehended and returned to hospital at anytime

2

Compulsory Treatment Patients Absent Without Leave

May be apprehended and returned/taken to hospital if apprehended within 3 months of going missing

3

Section 41
Mental Health Act 1992

DAO request for police assistance

Police may enter premises, detain using force for assessment or take them to some other place for a medical examination

Must be advised of caution rights

4

Section 109
Mental Health Act 1992

Mentally disordered person in a public place

Police may apprehend any person wandering at large in a public place if they are behaving in a manner that gives RGTB they are mentally disordered.

Must be advised of caution rights

5

Section 110
Mental Health Act 1992

Request of a Doctor

If doctor has examined a person on private premises and believes the person is mentally disordered and is in urgent need of assessment police may enter a premises using force and detain person there for assessment or take them to some other place for a medical examination

Must be advised of caution rights

6

Definition of Mental Disorder

An abnormal state of mind to such an extent that they are a danger to themselves or others or they are not capable of taking care of themselves