889. Authority for transfer from guardianship to hospital.

The authority for transfer from guardianship to hospital1 must be given in the prescribed form2 by the responsible local social services authority3. No such authority may be given unless: (1) an application for admission for treatment4 has been made by an approved mental health professional5 in the prescribed form6; (2) that application is founded upon two medical recommendations or a joint medical recommendation in the prescribed forms7; (3) the responsible local social service authority is satisfied that arrangements have been made for the admission of the patient to that hospital8; (4) in relation to Wales, an application for admission