PRIVATE HOSPITALS AND MATERNITY HOMES ACT - 1958 (NO. 9 OF 1958)

    Section - 17 - Effect of Supervision or Cancellation of Registration

    (1) If the certificate of registration of a private hospital or maternity home is suspended or cancelled under this Act the private hospital or maternity home as the case may be shall be closed; and the Board as the case may require shall arrange for the discharge or transfer of all patients. In any special case the Board may direct a patient to remain in the private hospital or maternity home and continue to receive any necessary treatment.

    (2) Nothing in this section shall operate to create an offence against this Act where a patient continues to receive treatment at the direction of the Board in any private hospital or maternity home closed under this section.