713. Duty to give urgent authorisation.

(v)     Urgent Authorisations

713.     Duty to give urgent authorisation.

Only the managing authority1 of the relevant hospital or care home2 may give an urgent authorisation3 and only if required to do so under the following provisions4.

The managing authority must give an urgent authorisation in either of the following cases5. The first case is where the managing authority are required to make a request6 for a standard authorisation7 and it believes that the need for the relevant person to be a detained resident is so urgent that it is appropriate for the detention to begin before they make the