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Persons in detention

Detained in prison, a hospital or other place under an order of a civilian or military court or under Immigration Act 1971, Mental Health Act 1983, Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984.
This only relates to UK courts.

No disregard can be given if:

  • in a military court, the person is detained for a period of less than 48 hours
  • in the a civilian court, the person has been detained due to the non-payment of fines or non-payment of Council Tax

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