Mental Treatment Act, 1961

Short title, commencement and collective citation.

43.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Mental Treatment Act, 1961.

(2) (a) Subject to the next paragraph, this Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

(b) The day fixed for the coming into operation of section 41 of this Act shall be a 1st day of April.

(3) The Mental Treatment Acts, 1945 to 1958, and this Act may be cited together as the Mental Treatment Acts, 1945 to 1961.