(1) The Director of Area Mental Health Services must ensure that the person in charge of a hospital to which a special patient or a restricted patient is admitted sends the information described in subsection (2) to the Director.
(2) The information is—
(a) notice of the admission:
(b) a copy of the order on which the patient was admitted:
(c) a copy of every medical certificate and other document that accompanied the order:
(d) a statement of both the mental condition and the physical condition of the patient at the time of the patient's admission.
(3) The person in charge of the hospital must send the information within 14 days after the patient is admitted.
Section 42: substituted, on 1 April 2000, by section 31 of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 140).