296 Duration of directions under Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 in relation to offenders
296 Duration of directions under Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 in relation to offenders

(1)     Article 56 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (SI 1986/ 595 (NI 4)) (further provisions as to prisoners under sentence) is amended as follows.

(2)     In paragraph (1), for “the expiration of that person's sentence” there is substituted “his release date”.

(3)     For paragraphs (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.