784. Regulations for guardianship.

(4)     Guardianship

784.     Regulations for guardianship.

The appropriate national authority1 has power to make regulations2 prescribing matters which, under the statutory provisions for guardianship3 are required or authorised to be prescribed, and otherwise for carrying those provisions into effect4. The appropriate national authority may5 also make regulations prescribing the manner in which the functions of hospital managers6, local social services authorities7, local health boards8, special health authorities9, primary care trusts10, national health service trusts or NHS foundation trusts11 are to