—(1) If a relative or friend of a person confined under section 249(2) or 252 wishes the person to be delivered to his care and custody, he may apply for this and give security to the satisfaction of the Minister that —
that person will be properly cared for;
that person will be prevented from injuring himself or any other person;
that person will be produced for inspection by a principal officer at such time as the Minister directs; and
the relative or friend of that person will be able to meet any other conditions that the Minister may impose,
and if the Minister is so satisfied, he may order the person to be delivered to that relative or friend.
(2) If a person is confined under section 249(2), the Minister may further require the relative or friend to give security to his satisfaction that if at any time the Minister thinks the person is capable of making his defence, the relative or friend will produce the person for trial.
(3) Sections 253 and 256 shall apply with the necessary modifications to a person delivered under this section.
(4) Notwithstanding that a person confined under section 249(2) or 252 has been delivered to a relative or friend of that person under subsection (1), the Minister may, after receiving a special report referred to in section 253(2), order that the person be confined again in a psychiatric institution or any other suitable place.