Mental Treatment Act, 1945

Saver in respect of certain sections.

284.—(1) Each of the following sections shall be a specified section for the purposes of this section:—

(a) sections 17 and 18 of the Lunacy (Ireland) Act, 1821 ,

(b) sections 2 and 3 of the Criminal Lunatics (Ireland) Act, 1838,

(c) section 12 of the Central Criminal Lunatic Asylum (Ireland) Act, 1845 ,

(d) sections 12 and 13 of the Lunatic Asylums (Ireland) Act, 1875 ,

(e) section 2 of the Trial of Lunatics Act, 1883,

(f) section 17 of the Criminal Justice Administration Act, 1914 .

(2) Nothing in this Act shall affect any power exercisable immediately before the commencement of this section under any specified section.

(3) No power, restriction or prohibition contained in this Act shall apply in relation to a person detained by virtue of any specified section.