Mental Treatment Act, 1945


Persons Detained Under Reception Orders.

Giving of copy of reception order to Minister.

199.—(1) Where a person is received into a mental institution and detained, a copy of the reception order relating to him and of the documents accompanying such order shall, not later than three clear days after the reception, be given to the Minister.

(2) Where the Minister, after a reception of a person into a mental institution under a private patient reception order receives the documents required to be given to him under this section, he shall notify the Registrar of Wards of Court and, if so requested by the Registrar, give to him copies of such documents.