966. Practice directions.

966.     Practice directions.

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