652. Hospitals, care homes and their managing authorities.

For the purposes of deprivation of liberty provisions1 'managing authority', in relation to an NHS hospital2, means:


    (1)     if the hospital3 is vested in the appropriate national authority4 for the purposes of its functions under the National Health Service Act 2006 or of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006, or if the hospital consists of any accommodation provided by a local authority and used as a hospital by or on behalf of the appropriate national authority under either of those Acts, the primary care trust, strategic health authority, local health board or special health authority5 responsible for the

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