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[F1Part 6 E+WEligibility requirement not met: suspension of standard authorisation

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F1Sch. A1 inserted (1.4.2008 for certain purposes and otherwise 1.4.2009) by Mental Health Act 2007 (c. 12), ss. 50, 56, Sch. 7; S.I. 2008/745, art. 4(a); S.I. 2009/139, art. 2(c) (with art. 3, Sch. paras. 3, 4)

91(1)This Part applies if the following conditions are met.E+W

(2)The first condition is that a standard authorisation—

(a)has been given, and

(b)has not ceased to be in force.

(3)The second condition is that the managing authority of the relevant hospital or care home are satisfied that the relevant person has ceased to meet the eligibility requirement.

(4)But this Part does not apply if the relevant person is ineligible by virtue of paragraph 5 of Schedule 1A (in which case see Part 8).

92The managing authority of the relevant hospital or care home must give the supervisory body notice that the relevant person has ceased to meet the eligibility requirement.E+W

93(1)This paragraph applies if the managing authority give the supervisory body notice under paragraph 92.E+W

(2)The standard authorisation is suspended from the time when the notice is given.

(3)The supervisory body must give notice that the standard authorisation has been suspended to the following persons—

(a)the relevant person;

(b)the relevant person's representative;

(c)the managing authority of the relevant hospital or care home.

94(1)This paragraph applies if, whilst the standard authorisation is suspended, the managing authority are satisfied that the relevant person meets the eligibility requirement again.E+W

(2)The managing authority must give the supervisory body notice that the relevant person meets the eligibility requirement again.

95(1)This paragraph applies if the managing authority give the supervisory body notice under paragraph 94.E+W

(2)The standard authorisation ceases to be suspended from the time when the notice is given.

(3)The supervisory body must give notice that the standard authorisation has ceased to be suspended to the following persons—

(a)the relevant person;

(b)the relevant person's representative;

(c)any section 39D IMCA;

(d)the managing authority of the relevant hospital or care home.

(4)The supervisory body must give notice under this paragraph as soon as practicable after they are given notice under paragraph 94.

96(1)This paragraph applies if no notice is given under paragraph 94 before the end of the relevant 28 day period.E+W

(2)The standard authorisation ceases to have effect at the end of the relevant 28 day period.

(3)The relevant 28 day period is the period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the standard authorisation is suspended under paragraph 93.

97The effect of suspending the standard authorisation is that Part 1 ceases to apply for as long as the authorisation is suspended.]E+W

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