Practice and Procedure

R (On the application of Thompson) v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (2003)

PUBLISHED March 7, 2003

The policy of the Secretary of State for the Home Department, to impose restriction directions under s.49 Mental Health Act 1983 on prisoners who had been transferred to hospital during the course of their sentences unless those prisoners were very close to the end of their sentences and were no threat to the public, was lawful.

[2003] EWHC 538 (Admin)