Mental Treatment Act, 1945

Disposal of surplus land.

62.—(1) A mental hospital authority may, with the consent of the Minister, sell, exchange, let, or otherwise dispose of any land acquired by them.

(2) The proceeds of the sale under this section of any land by a mental hospital authority shall, so far as such proceeds are capital money, be applied with the consent of the Minister to a purpose (including the repayment of borrowed money) to which capital money may properly be applied by the authority.

(3) Where land is exchanged under this section by a mental hospital authority, the land taken in such exchange shall (subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act in relation to the appropriation and use of land not required for the purpose for which it was acquired) be applied to the purposes to which the land given in such exchange was applicable by the authority.