762. Codes of practice under the Mental Health Act 1983.

The appropriate national authority1 must prepare, publish, and from time to time revise, a code of practice2 for: (1) the guidance of registered medical practitioners3, approved clinicians4, managers and staff of hospitals, independent hospitals and care homes5 and approved mental health professionals6 in relation to the admission of patients to hospitals and registered establishments7 and to guardianship and community patients)8; (2) the guidance of registered medical practitioners and members of other professions in relation to the medical treatment9 of patients suffering from mental disorder10; and (3) in relation to Wales, the guidance of independent mental health advocates11. In performing