Mental Treatment Act, 1945

Annual report on mental institutions.

247.—(1) The Inspector of Mental Hospitals shall, in respect of each year, make to the Minister a report upon every mental institution (not being for the reception of one person only) and the care of patients therein, and shall include in such report a general account relating to such year of the administration of the law relating to mental institutions and the care, welfare and treatment of persons of unsound mind.

(2) Every report under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas and a copy of it shall be sent to the President of the High Court.