886. Regulations as to the transfer of patients.

(14)     Transfer of Patients

(i)     Transfer from Hospital to Hospital or Guardianship

886.     Regulations as to the transfer of patients.

The appropriate national authority1 may make regulations2 prescribing the circumstances in which, and the conditions subject to which, patients3 who are liable to be detained4 or subject to guardianship under the general provisions as to compulsory admission to hospital and guardianship5 may be transferred from one hospital6 to another or from the guardianship of one authority or person to that of another, or from hospital to guardianship or vice versa7