S70 text

Applications to tribunals concerning restricted patients

70. A patient who is a restricted patient within the meaning of section 79 below and is detained in a hospital may apply to [the appropriate tribunal]—[1]

(a) in the period between the expiration of six months and the expiration of 12 months beginning with the date of the relevant hospital order[, hospital direction][2] or transfer direction; and
(b) in any subsequent period of 12 months.