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42. Order of discharge on the undertaking of relatives or friends, etc., for due care of mentally ill person.-

(1) Where any relative or friend of a mentally ill person detained in a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric nursing home under section 22, section 24 or section 25 desires that such person shall be delivered over to his care and custody, he may make an application to the medical officer in charge who shall forward it together with his remarks thereon to the authority under those orders the mentally ill person is detained.

(2) Where an application is received under sub-section (1), the authority shall, on such relative or friend furnishing a bond, with or without sureties, for such amount as such authority may specify in this behalf, undertaking to take proper care of such mentally ill person, and ensuring that the mentally ill person shall be prevented from causing injury to himself or to others, make an order of discharge and thereupon the mentally ill person shall be discharged.

Mental Health Act, 1987 Back

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