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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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6.  In section 13 (disposal of appeal allowed under section 12)—

(a)in subsection (5A) for the words from “a finding” onwards substitute “findings that the accused was unfit to be tried and that he did the act or made the omission charged against him, the court may make any such order as may be made under Article 50A(2) of the Mental Health Order (powers to deal with persons found not guilty of insanity)”;

(b)in subsection (6)—

(i)for “Article 50(2)” in the first place where it occurs substitute “Article 50A(2)”;

(ii)for the words from “the Court may” to “Article 50(2)” in the second place where it occurs substitute “the Court shall make an order that the appellant be admitted for assessment to such hospital as may be specified by the Department of Health and Social Services”.

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