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Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Commencement No 4 and Saving Provisions) Regulations 2017

Regulation 3 brought into force the following sections of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 on 11/12/17: (a) section 80 (extension of powers under sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983), in so far as not already in force; (b) section 81 (restrictions on places that may be used as places of safety), in so far as not already in force; (c) section 82 (periods of detention in places of safety etc); and (d)section 83 (protective searches: individuals removed etc under section 135 or 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983). By virtue of section 183(5)(e) of the Act, sections 80 and 81 came into force on the day on which the Act was passed, so far as is necessary for enabling the exercise of any power to make provision by subordinate legislation.

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