Mental Treatment Act, 1961

Amendment of section 178 of Principal Act.

15.—The following paragraph is hereby inserted after paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of section 178 of the Principal Act :

“(aa) neither of the registered medical practitioners signing the order shall be the husband or wife, father, step-father or father-in-law, mother, step-mother or mother-in-law, son, step-son or son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter or daughter-in-law, brother, step-brother or brother-in-law, sister, step-sister or sister-in-law, guardian or trustee, or partner or assistant of the other of them ;”