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Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982

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36In section 8 after subsection (3) there shall be inserted—

(3A)If the person ordered to be retried was, immediately before the determination of his appeal, liable to be detained in pursuance of a remand under section 30 of the Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982 or an interim hospital order under section 31 of that Act, the Court of Appeal may, if they think fit, order that he shall continue to be detained in a hospital or mental nursing home, and in that event Part V of the Mental Health Act 1959 shall apply as if he had been ordered under this section to be kept in custody pending his retrial and were detained in pursuance of a transfer direction together with a restriction direction.

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