8. Form for admission and discharge. – A request for admission to, or discharge from, a mental health establishment shall be made by the person specified in column (2) of the Table below, for the purpose
specified in the corresponding entry in column (3), in the Form specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), namely:-

S. No. Request to be made by Purpose of Request Form
(1) (2) (3) (4)
(i) any person who is not a minor and
who considers himself to have a
mental illness
 admission as an independent patient  Form-C
(ii) nominated representative of the
minor
 admission of the minor  Form-D
(iii)  nominated representative of a
person
admission of a person with mental
illness, with high support needs under
section 89 of the Act
Form-E
(iv) nominated representative of a
person
continuation of the admission of a
person with mental illness, with high
support needs under section 90 of the
Act
Form-F
(v) person admitted as an independent
patient or a minor admitted under
section 87 of the Act who attained
the age of 18 years during his stay
in the mental health establishment
discharge from a mental health
establishment
Form – G
(vi) nominated representative of the
minor
discharge of the minor Form – H

9. Forms for leave of absence and request to the police officer. – A request() for leave of absence from a mental health establishment and for taking into protection of a prisoner with mental illness found to be absent from a mental health establishment without leave or discharge by a Police Officer shall be made by the person specified in column (2) of the Table below and for the purpose specified in corresponding entry in column (3), in the Form specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), namely:-

S.No. Request to be made by Purpose of Request Form
(1) (2) (3) (4)
(i) nominated representative of the
person with mental illness
admitted in a mental health
establishment
grant of leave to such person  Form-I
(ii) medical officer or mental health
professional in-charge of such mental health establishment
request for taking into protection by a
Police Officer of a prisoner with mental illness found to be absent from a mental health establishment without leave or
discharge
Form-J

(Various forms included in the central rules can be downloaded from the Forms section. The below text is included in the central rules as an introduction to Form B)

Basic Medical Records

The mental health establishment shall maintain specific minimum records at their level for various types of patients they are dealing with. The requirement of records to be maintained for in-patients, out patients and community outreach may vary and is accordingly specified below. A graded approach in minimum records to be maintained may be followed:

Community outreach register shall consist of information from (a) to (h) of the basic medical record of outpatient specified in paragraph 1 below.

The mental health establishments shall maintain and provide on demand the following basic medical record to the person with mental illness or his nominated representative.


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