MENTAL HEALTH ACT - 1972 (NRCD 30)

    Section - 5 - Application for Admission.

    (1) Any person in need of treatment for mental illness may, either personally or through any person whom the chief administrator is satisfied to be a responsible person, apply in writing for admission to a psychiatric hospital as a voluntary patient.

    (2) An application under this section shall be directed to the chief administrator of the psychiatric hospital and shall where possible be accompanied by a recommendation from a duly qualified medical practitioner.