||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 65 (May)
|| UKHL 32
||House of Lords
Lord Steyn, Lord Hutton, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Baroness Hale of Richmond and Lord Carswell
||The claimant appeared in person.
||Nigel Pleming QC (instructed by Capsticks) for the trust.
||Hugo Keith (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) as advocate to the court.
||5 May 2005
Mental health - Patient - Removal and detention - Warrant to search for and remove patients - Lawfulness of execution of warrant - , s 135.
When issuing a warrant under s135 of the the magistrate had no power to identify the professionals who were to accompany the police officer in the execution of the warrant. It was not permissible to imply into s135 a power to insist that named professionals were there when the police officer executed the warrant.
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