§ A defective subject to be dealt with under this Act, and not so dealt with under the immediately preceding Section, may so be dealt with—
- (a) under an order made by the sheriff on a petition presented under this Act
2768 (hereinafter referred to as a judicial order); or
- (b) under an order of the Secretary for Scotland, in the case of a defective detained in a prison, criminal lunatic asylum, reformatory or industrial school, place of detention, or inebriate reformatory;
§ but no such order shall be made except in the circumstances and in the manner hereinafter specified.
§ Lords Amendment: In paragraph (b), after the word "asylum" ["criminal lunatic asylum "], insert the words "or the criminal lunatic department of a prison."