971. Powers in relation to conditionally discharged restricted patients.

971.     Powers in relation to conditionally discharged restricted patients.

Where an application to a tribunal is made by a conditionally discharged restricted patient who is subject to a limitation direction, restriction direction or restriction order1, the tribunal may vary any condition to which the patient is subject or impose any condition which might have been imposed, or may direct that the restriction order, limitation direction or restriction direction to which he is subject is to cease to have effect2. If the latter, the patient ceases to be liable to be detained by virtue of the