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Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Current version for 28 November 2018 to date (accessed 28 January 2020 at 00:07)
134 Request by patient or other person at mental health facility to see official visitor
(cf 1990 Act, s 234)
(1) A patient or person detained in a mental health facility or an affected person under a community treatment order who is being treated by a mental health facility, or a designated carer or principal care provider of any such person, may notify the medical superintendent or director of community treatment of the facility, orally or in writing, that the patient or person or carer or care provider desires to see an official visitor.(2) The medical superintendent or director must inform an official visitor of the patient’s or person’s or designated carer’s or principal care provider’s desire to see an official visitor not later than 2 days after receiving the notification.