960. Applications to tribunals concerning Part 2 Patients.

960.     Applications to tribunals concerning Part 2 Patients.

In regard to Part 2 Mental Health Act 19831 patients2, an application to the appropriate tribunal3 may be made by the following persons ('applicants') within the specified periods:

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    (1)     by a patient who is admitted to hospital4 in pursuance of an application for admission for assessment5, within 14 days of admission6;

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    (2)     by a patient who is admitted to hospital in pursuance of an application for treatment7, within six months of admission8;

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    (3)     by a patient received into guardianship in pursuance of a guardianship application9, within six months