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CPIA 1964 s1

Law as at 1/5/09


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Schedules: 1, 2, 3, 4

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Acquittal on grounds of insanity

1. The special verdict required by section 2 of the Trial of Lunatics Act 1883 (hereinafter referred to as a “special verdict”) shall be that the accused is not guilty by reason of insanity; and accordingly in subsection (1) of that section for the words from “a special verdict” to the end there shall be substituted the words “a special verdict that the accused is not guilty by reason of insanity”.