Health (Mental Services) Act, 1981

Inspection of centres and homes.

36.—(1) A designated medical officer of the Minister shall visit and inspect once in each year every special, district and registered psychiatric centre and shall report to the Minister on the visit.

(2) Any officer of the Minister shall be entitled to visit and inspect any such centre or a psychiatric home as and when authorised by the Minister to do so.

(3) It shall be the duty of the person maintaining a centre or home to afford to he person making the inspection such facilities and information as he requires for the purposes of his inspection.