Mental Treatment Act, 1945

Disclosure of previous application for recommendation for reception.

164.—(1) Where, subsequent to the refusal of an application for a recommendation for reception, any further application for a recommendation for reception is made in relation to the same person, the applicant, so far as he is aware of the facts relating to the previous application and its refusal, shall state those facts to the authorised medical officer.

(2) Any person who fails to comply with the requirements of sub-section (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this sub-section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.