Health Act 2007

Notice of appointment under law to take charge of designated centre.

68.— (1) A person who is appointed by or under the law to take charge of a designated centre in place of its registered provider, shall give notice of the appointment to the chief inspector, as soon as practicable, but not later than 48 hours after the appointment.

(2) The chief inspector may accept a later notification where the chief inspector is of the opinion that it would be right and proper to do so.

(3) Where the chief inspector receives information in accordance with subsection (1) and has reason to believe that it is in the interests of the health and welfare of the residents—

(a) he or she may notify the Executive, and

(b) the Executive may make alternative arrangements for the residents of the centre.