CHAPTER 98
MENTAL DISEASES ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

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   RULES

      The Mental Diseases (Isanga Institution) Rules

RULES

THE MENTAL DISEASES (ISANGA INSTITUTION) RULES

G.Ns. Nos.
366 of 1958
406 of 1958

   1. These Rules may be cited as the Mental Disease (Isanga Institution) Rules.

   2. In these Rules, unless the context requires otherwise–

   "Advisory Board" means the Advisory Board on Special Category mental patients;

   "Isanga Institution" means the mental hospital which is established by the Minister in pursuance of section 33 of the Mental Disease Act and which is primarily used for the custody and treatment of criminal lunatics;

   "Medical Officer" means a medical practitioner registered or licensed under section 6 or section 10 of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act * , who is in the service of the Government;

   "Medical Superintendent" means the officer appointed as such for the Isanga Institution by the Director of Medical Services;

   "prohibited article" means any article which, by order of the Director of Medical Services or Medical Superintendent may not be brought into the Isanga Institution;

   "Special Category mental patient" means–

   (a)   a person who has become of unsound mind while on remand or a prisoner; and

   (b)   a person who upon his trial has been found guilty of the act or omission charged but insane when he did the act or made the omission.

   3. (1) No person shall be admitted into the Isanga Institution unless accompanied by a properly authenticated warrant or reception order or order by the Minister referring to that person.

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