861. Effect of transfer and restriction directions.

Transfer directions by the appropriate national authority1 for the removal to hospital2 of persons serving sentences, or other prisoners3, have the same effect as hospital orders4 made in such cases5. Restriction directions by the appropriate national authority restricting the discharge of prisoners removed to hospital6 have the same effect as restriction orders7 made in such cases8. Orders by magistrates' courts directing persons to be admitted to and detained in hospital instead of committing them in custody with a view to a restriction order being made9 have the same effect as hospital orders together with restriction orders10, made without limitation