Mental Treatment Act, 1961

Amendment of section 192 of Principal Act.

21.—The following sentence is hereby added to section 192 of the Principal Act: “Where, a person having been received in an approved institution as a voluntary patient and a chargeable patient, it is ascertained that he was not ordinarily resident at a material time in the appropriate mental hospital district, both the reception and the application by reference to which the reception was effected shall be as valid for all purposes as if such person had been ordinarily resident at that time in that district.”