696. Where two or more assessments are required.

696.     Where two or more assessments are required.

The following applies if two or more assessments1 are to be obtained for the purposes of the relevant procedure2. Except, in a case where the assessments to be obtained include a mental health assessment and a best interests assessment3, the supervisory body may select the same person to carry out any number of the assessments which the person appears to be suitable, and is eligible, to carry out4.