MENTAL HEALTH ACT - 1972 (NRCD 30)

    Section - 12 - Discharge of Patient.

    On the expiration of the period specified by the magistrate or by this Decree the patient shall be discharged:

    Provided that the chief administrator of the hospital may, where he is satisfied that the progress of the patient is such as to justify his earlier discharge, certify to the magistrate and the magistrate may thereupon order that the patient be discharged.