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Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004

Section 25: Appeal against order made on finding of insanity or unfitness to plead etc

100.This section inserts new sections 16A and 16B into the Criminal Appeal Act 1968. The new section 16A provides a right of appeal to the Court of Appeal against a supervision order or hospital order made by virtue of section 24.  New section 16B enables the Court of Appeal to quash those orders and substitute or amend them in any way available to the court below.

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