—(1) The Director may from time to time require the licensee of a private hospital, medical clinic or clinical laboratory to furnish such information as he may require relating to —
the staff thereof;
any apparatus, appliance, equipment or instrument used therein; and
the condition, treatment or diagnosis of any patient thereof or any person for whom the facilities thereof are or have been provided.
(2) A licensee who on receipt of any requisition under this section —
refuses or fails to furnish any information required by the Director; or
gives any false or misleading information,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.
(3) Nothing in section 10 or this section shall authorise —
the Director or any officer to inspect the medical record of any person treated in a private hospital or medical clinic or examined in a clinical laboratory; or
the Director to obtain any information in respect of any person on any matter referred to in subsection (1)(c),
without the prior consent of that person or his representative.
(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), “representative”, in relation to any person, means his executor or administrator or next of kin if the person is dead, or one of his parents or his guardian if the person is an infant.