881. Duty to carry out mental health assessments.

The following applies to an individual who is liable to be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 or is subject to a guardianship order under the Mental Health Act 1983 or is a community patient1 or who is receiving secondary mental health services2. A primary mental health assessment must be carried out in respect of the individual3 if:

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    (1)     the relevant scheme provides4 that primary mental health assessments are to be made available in respect of all or specified categories of the individuals referred to above5;