(1) Section 50 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (c 20) (further provisions as to prisoners under sentence) is amended as follows.
(2) In subsection (1), for “the expiration of that person's sentence” there is substituted “his release date”.
(3) For subsections (2) and (3) there is substituted—
“(2) A restriction direction in the case of a person serving a sentence of imprisonment shall cease to have effect, if it has not previously done so, on his release date.
(3) In this section, references to a
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