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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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5.  In section 11 (appeal against conviction: substitution of finding of insanity)—

(a)in subsection (1)(b) for the words from “Article 50” onwards substitute “Article 50A(2) of the Mental Health Order (powers to deal with persons found not guilty by reason of insanity)”;

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “finding that the accused was unfit to be tried” substitute “findings that the accused was unfit to be tried and that he did the act or made the omission charged against him”;

(ii)in paragraph (b) for the words from “Article 49” onwards substitute “Article 5OA(2) of the Mental Health Order (powers to deal with persons found unfit to be tried)”.

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