hospital order

hospital order

an order authorizing an offender's detention in a named hospital.
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Passing sentence, Judge John Evans said he was satisfied the hospital order was necessary.
Under the extended interim hospital order, Tagg will be assessed at Llanarth Court Hospital in Raglan.
Louis Teers (31), of Sycamore Road, Handsworth, who had pleaded guilty to charges of robbery and assault, was made the subject of a hospital order by Mr Recorder Coates who said reports indicated he was suffering from a mental illness.
Sentencing of the case has been continually postponed because Seddon has mental health issues and is currently the subject of an interim hospital order under section 38 of the Mental Health Act.
Kieran Nettlefield, 26, of no fixed address, was sentenced to a hospital order after pleading guilty to burglary and criminal damage.
Norman Johnston, 35, was given a hospital order for two attempted robberies within minutes of each other in Middlesbrough town centre.
Takeaway worker Salih, 26, claimed to be the "son of God" and repeatedly said, "Look out, there he is coming", Sheffield Crown Court heard Salih admitted the manslaughter in March of the two women on the grounds of diminished responsibility and was sent to Rampton Hospital under a hospital order with restrictions.
The Recorder of Liverpool, Judge Henry Globe QC agreed to impose an interim hospital order so further medical assessment could be carried out on Higgins.
"It is a tragedy for all concerned that at the beginning of December, when he was sentenced, there were two reports saying a hospital order was appropriate," Robert Adams, defending, told the court.
Judge Philip Hughes made a second interim hospital order for a further 28 days.
An interim hospital order was made after sentence was adjourned pending assessment and Toby Hedworth QC, defending, told the court yesterday three more months would be needed.
Stuart Penfold, 58, spoke after seeing his 20-year-old stepson Philip Wayne detained under an unrestricted hospital order at Exeter Crown Court.

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