(1) If the responsible clinician learns of the death of a patient (whether within or outside the hospital), that officer shall—
(b) within 14 days after the death, notify the Director of the death, the apparent cause of death, and the name of any member of the staff of a service who was present at the death.
(2) A relative or friend named in the appropriate register, or the person who made the last payment on account of the patient, shall be informed of the death as soon as practicable after it occurs.
Compare: 1969 No 16 s 54
Section 132(1)(a): amended, on 1 October 2008, pursuant to section 116(a)(ii) of the Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72).
Section 132(1)(b): amended, on 1 April 2000, by section 72 of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 140).