962. Applications to tribunals concerning restricted patients.

962.     Applications to tribunals concerning restricted patients.

A patient1 who is a restricted patient2 and is detained in a hospital3 may apply to the appropriate tribunal4 in the period between the expiration of six months and the expiration of 12 months beginning with the date of the relevant hospital order, hospital direction or transfer direction5 and in any subsequent period of 12 months6. Where a restricted patient has been conditionally discharged7 but has not been recalled to hospital he may apply to the appropriate tribunal in the period between the