Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003

41 Attendance at hospitals, etc, by persons detained in prisons
  • (1) A person who is detained in a prison under an order made under section 38(2)(b) may, from time to time, be taken by, or under the direction of, the manager of the prison to a hospital, facility, or other appropriate place for the purposes of examination, and may also be taken back to the prison by, or under the direction of, that manager.

    (2) A person who is taken to a hospital, facility, or place under subsection (1) may not stay in the hospital, facility, or place overnight.

    (3) A person who is being examined in a hospital, facility, or place continues to be in legal custody under the Corrections Act 2004, even though the person is absent from the prison in which he or she is detained.

    Compare: 1985 No 120 s 121(7)

    Section 41 heading: amended, on 1 June 2005, by section 206 of the Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50).

    Section 41(1): amended, on 1 June 2005, by section 206 of the Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50).

    Section 41(3): amended, on 1 June 2005, by section 206 of the Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50).