Rehan’s father died due to COVID-19 complications but Rehan felt that the negligence of the hospital authorities led to his father dying. The hospital in which his father was admitted is a government hospital. Now, Rehan wants to file a case against the hospital towards this negligence. He requested the hospital to provide the case papers of his father health records, admission records and other details of his stay in the hospital. However, the hospital refused it. a. Under what law can Rehan apply to obtain the documents and records from the government hospital in light of the refusal of the government hospital to provide the same? Please explain the answer with reasons.
Can the government hospital refuse the provision of the documents, if yes under which law? Please explain the answer with reasons