947. Assessment entitlement.

An adult1 is entitled to an assessment2 if:

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    (1)     the adult requests either of the local mental health partners for the local authority area3 in which the adult is usually resident to carry out such an assessment4;

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    (2)     the adult has been discharged from secondary mental health services5 (whether or not the services were the responsibility of the local mental health partner to whom the request for an assessment is made)