775. Procedure on insufficiency of medical recommendations.

Without prejudice to the provisions for the rectification of an incorrect or defective application or recommendation1, if it appears to the managers2 of the hospital3 within the period of 14 days4 that one of the two recommendations on which an application for assessment or for treatment is founded is insufficient to warrant5 the detention of the patient6 in pursuance of the application, they may, within that period, give written notice to that effect to the applicant7. Where any such notice is given in respect of a recommendation, that recommendation is to be disregarded, but the application will be sufficient8,