ADMISSION, TREATMENT AND DISCHARGE
85. Admission of person with mental illness as independent patient in mental health establishment.-
(1) For the purposes of this Act, "independent patient or an independent admission" refers to the admission of person with mental illness, to a mental health establishment, who has the capacity to make mental healthcare and treatment decisions or requires minimal support in making decisions.
(2) All admissions in the mental health establishment shall, as far as possible, be independent
admissions except when such conditions exist as make supported admission unavoidable.