835. Remuneration of medical practitioners.

(iv)     Medical Practitioners and Mental Health Nurses

835.     Remuneration of medical practitioners.

A registered medical practitioner1 who carries out a medical examination of any person with a view to an application for his admission to hospital for assessment or treatment under the Mental Health Act 19832 is entitled to reasonable remuneration in respect of that examination and in respect of any recommendation or report made by him with regard to the person examined, and the amount of any expenses reasonably incurred by him in connection with the examination or the making of any such recommendation