981. Directions.

981.     Directions.

The Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales may give directions at any time in relation to the conduct or disposal of proceedings1, including a direction amending or suspending an earlier direction2. The tribunal may give a direction on the application of one or more of the parties or on its own initiative3. An application for directions4 must include the reason for making that application5.

Unless the tribunal considers that there is a good reason not to do so, it must send written notice of any direction to every