19Section 10(6) (effect of interim hospital orders made by Court of Appeal) is omitted.
20(1)For the cross-heading preceding section 30 substitute— “ Supplementary ”.E+W
(2)Before section 30 (but after the cross-heading preceding it) insert—
(1)This section applies where the Court of Appeal—
(a)makes an interim hospital order by virtue of any provision of this Part, or
(b)renews an interim hospital order so made.
(2)The Crown Court shall be treated for the purposes of Article 45(6) of the Mental Health Order (absconding offenders) as the court that made the order.”
21In section 45 (powers of Court which are exercisable by single judge) after subsection (3) insert—
“(3ZA)The power of the Court of Appeal to renew an interim hospital order made by it by virtue of any provision of this Act may be exercised by a single judge in the same manner as it may be exercised by the Court.”