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Criminal Procedure (Insanity and Unfitness to Plead) Act 1991

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8(1)Without prejudice to the provisions of paragraph 7 above, but subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, a magistrates' court for the petty sessions area concerned may, on the application of the supervised person or the supervising officer, by order amend a supervision and treatment order—

(a)by cancelling any of the requirements of the order; or

(b)by inserting in the order (either in addition to or in substitution for any such requirement) any requirement which the court could include if it were the court by which the order was made and were then making it.

(2)The power of a magistrates' court under sub-paragraph (1) above shall not include power to amend an order by extending the period specified in it beyond the end of two years from the date of the original order.

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