896. Expiry of transfer direction in case of person committed in custody for trial or sentence.

896.     Expiry of transfer direction in case of person committed in custody for trial or sentence.

Any transfer direction1 given in respect of any mentally disordered2 person detained in a prison or a remand centre, not being a person serving a sentence of imprisonment3, ceases to have effect when his case is disposed of by the court having jurisdiction to try or otherwise deal with him; but without prejudice to any power of that court to make a hospital order4 or other order5 under Part 3 of the Mental Health Act 19836 in his case7.

Where a transfer