Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006

Transfer back to prison.

18.— Where the clinical director of a designated centre forms the opinion in relation to a prisoner detained in the centre pursuant to section 15 that he or she is no longer in need of in-patient care or treatment he or she shall, after consultation with the Minister, direct in writing—

(a) the transfer of the prisoner back to the prison from which he or she was transferred to the centre, or

(b) the transfer of the prisoner to such other prison as the Minister considers appropriate in all the circumstances of the case.