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[The chapter/paragraph numbers here refer to the 2008 versions of the Code of Practice and Reference Guide.]
Transfer of responsibility for community patients to Scotland
[80ZA.—(1) If it appears to the appropriate national authority, in the case of a community patient, that the conditions mentioned in subsection (2) below are met, the authority may authorise the transfer of responsibility for him to Scotland.
(2) The conditions are—
(3) The appropriate national authority may not act under subsection (1) above while the patient is recalled to hospital under section 17E above.
(4) In this section, "the appropriate national authority" means—