Legislation

Section 12 – General provisions as to medical recommendations

Introduction

Doctors cannot make applications for admission to hospital or reception into guardianship. But, without supporting medical recommendations, the application is invalid. In other words, doctors cannot initiate applications but they can stop them by refusing to supply a recommendation. This section contains general rules about medical recommendations. In limited cases, one defective recommendation can be […]

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