SCHEDULE 2Authorisation of short-term detention in hospital for examination etc

Part 2The authorisation

Duration of authorisation: preliminary

8.—(1) An authorisation granted by the making of a report under paragraph 2—

(a)takes effect from the time the report is made; and

(b)expires (if not previously revoked) when an event which terminates the authorisation occurs (or, if more than one such event occurs, on the occurrence of the first of those events).

(2) “An event which terminates the authorisation” is to be read in accordance with Part 3 of this Schedule.