Mental Treatment Act, 1945


Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Mental Hospital Authorities.

Resident medical superintendent.

94.—(1) There shall be a chief medical officer for a district mental hospital and such officer shall be known and is in this Act referred to as a resident medical superintendent.

(2) Where, in addition to their district mental hospital, a mental hospital authority maintain any other institution, the resident medical superintendent of their district mental hospital shall exercise such control over the other institution as the mental hospital authority, with the consent of the Minister, may determine.

(3) A resident medical superintendent shall reside in the residential accommodation provided for him by the mental hospital authority by whom he was appointed.