(1) The Director of Area Mental Health Services must ensure that in every hospital or service the person in charge keeps, in respect of patients subject to this Act, the following:
(2) Every register and record shall be kept in such form, whether in bound books or otherwise, as may be prescribed or, if no such form is prescribed, as the Director-General may require.
(3) The responsible clinician shall enter or cause to be entered in the registers and records such particulars, at such times, and in such manner, as may be prescribed or, to the extent that such particulars, times, and manner are not prescribed, as may be required by the Director.
(4) The registers and books kept under the Mental Health Act 1969 for the purposes of the matters referred to in subsection (1), and continuing in use at the commencement of this Act, shall be deemed to be the registers and records prescribed or required by or under that subsection, notwithstanding any change in nomenclature or arrangement, and shall continue to be kept in accordance with any regulations in force at the commencement of this Act until other provision is made in that behalf.
Compare: 1969 No 16 s 51
Section 129(1): amended, on 1 April 2000, by section 71 of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 140).