A practice direction has been made in relation to proceedings brought under the Mental Health Act 19831. If the patient is an in-patient2 the responsible authority must send or deliver to the tribunal a statement of information about the patient3, a responsible clinician's report4, an in-patient nursing report5 and a social circumstances report6. If the patient is a community patient7 the responsible authority must send or deliver to the tribunal a statement of information about the patient8, a responsible clinician's report9 and a social circumstances report
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are endorsed by the British Property Federation and are free to use. The CPSEs include specific environmental enquiries at enquiry 15 and there are several
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