991. Decisions.

991.     Decisions.

The Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales may give a decision orally at a hearing or may reserve its decision1 but it must send2 to each party as soon as reasonably practicable following a final determination a notice stating the tribunal's decision and written reasons for the decision3.

Where the tribunal considers that the full disclosure of the recorded reasons for its decision to the patient would cause the patient or any other person serious harm, the tribunal may instead communicate its decision to him in such manner as it thinks appropriate and