870. Effect of cessation of order restricting discharge.

870.     Effect of cessation of order restricting discharge.

Where a restriction order1 ceases to have effect2 while the relevant hospital order3 remains in force, the patient4 must be treated as if he had been admitted to the hospital5 concerned in pursuance of a hospital order, without an order restricting his discharge, made on the date when the restriction order ceased to have effect6.