Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020


Amendment of section 58 of Act of 2001

22. The Act of 2001 is amended by the substitution of the following section for section 58:

“58. (1) Psycho-surgery shall not be performed on a patient.

(2) In this section ‘psycho-surgery’ means any surgical operation that destroys brain tissue or the functioning of brain tissue and which is performed for the purposes of ameliorating a mental disorder.”.