875. Substitution of findings on unfitness.

Where on an appeal against a verdict of 'not guilty by reason of insanity'1 the Court of Appeal2, on the written or oral evidence of two or more registered medical practitioners3, is of the opinion that the case is not one where there should have been a verdict of acquittal, but there should have been findings that the accused was under a disability and that he did the act or made the omission charged against him4, the Court of Appeal must make in respect of the accused: (1) a hospital order5 (with or without a restriction order)6

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