972. Procedure for making applications.

(4)     Procedure

(i)     General Provisions

972.     Procedure for making applications.

The application to a tribunal must be made in writing addressed1:

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    (1)     in the case of a patient2 who is liable to be detained in a hospital, to the First-tier Tribunal where that hospital is in England and to the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales where that hospital is in Wales3;

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    (2)     in the case of a community patient4, to the First-tier Tribunal where the responsible hospital is in England and to the Mental Health Review Tribunal