—(1) Every licensed private hospital shall, according to the tenor of the licence issued in respect thereof, be of one of the following kinds:
a maternity hospital;
a medical hospital;
a surgical hospital;
a psychiatric hospital;
a convalescent hospital;
a children’s hospital;
a hospital licensed for any 2 or more of the abovementioned purposes; or
such other kind of hospital as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, specify.
(2) Every licence to use any premises as a private hospital shall specify the kind of private hospital for which it is issued, and the purposes for which the licensed private hospital may be maintained.
(3) A licensed private hospital shall not be used for any purpose other than the purposes in respect of which the licence is issued, and purposes reasonably incidental thereto.
(4) If a licensed private hospital is used in any manner contrary to subsection (3), the licensee and the person or body responsible for the management thereof shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $20,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or to both.
(5) The Director may, on an application in writing by a licensee of a private hospital, vary the terms or conditions of the licence, by endorsement thereon or otherwise in writing, by altering, in such manner as he thinks fit, the kind of private hospital for which the licence is in force, or the purpose or purposes for which the licensed private hospital may be maintained.