565. Voting.

565.     Voting.

A person in respect of whom certain hospital orders or directions in relation to mental health1 have been made is legally incapable of voting at any parliamentary or local government election2. Where such orders or directions have not been made in respect of a person who is a patient in a mental hospital3, but he is not a detained offender or a person remanded in custody4, he is to be regarded5 as resident at the mental hospital in question if the length of the period which he is