501. The notification period.

The notification period for a person in respect of whom the notification requirements arise1:

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    (1)     in the case of a person who, in respect of the offence, is or has been sentenced to imprisonment for life, imprisonment for public protection2 or imprisonment for a term3 of 30 months or more, is an indefinite period beginning with the relevant date4;

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    (2)     in the case of a person who, in respect of the offence or finding, is or has been admitted to a hospital5 subject to a restriction order6, is an indefinite period beginning with the relevant date7;

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    (3)     in the