863. Hospital and limitation directions.

Where, in the case of a person convicted before the Crown Court1 of an offence the sentence for which is not fixed by law: (1) the court is satisfied, on the written or oral evidence of two registered medical practitioners2, that: (a) the offender is suffering from mental disorder3; (b) the mental disorder from which the offender is suffering is of a nature or degree which makes it appropriate for him to be detained in a hospital4 for medical treatment; and (c) that appropriate medical treatment is available for him5; and (2) the court considers making a hospital order