Section 29 Mental Health Ordinance


An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating
to the mentally disordered persons with respect to
their care and treatments, the management of their
property and other related matters

Whereas it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the treatment and care of mentally disordered persons, to make better profusions for their care, treatment, management of properties and affairs and to provide for matters connected therewith of incidental thereo and to encourage community care of such mentally disorderd persons and further to provide for the promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorder.

Chapter V
Judicial Proceedings for Appointment of Guardian of Person and Manager of the Property of the Mentally Disordered

29. Judicial proceedings: Whenever any person is possessed of property and is alleged to be mentally disordered, the Court of Protection, within whose jurisdiction such person is residing may, upon application by any of his relatives having obtained consent in writing of the Advocate General of the Province concerned, by order direct an inquiry for the purpose of ascertaining whether such person is mentally disordered and incapable of managing himself, his property and his affairs.