(1) The director may, by written notice, approve the absence of a forensic disability client from the forensic disability service—
(a) to receive medical, dental or optical treatment; or
(b) to appear before a court, tribunal or other body; or
(c) for another purpose the director considers to be appropriate on compassionate grounds.
(2) The notice must state the approved period of absence.
(3) The approval may be given on the conditions the director considers appropriate, including, for example, a condition that the client is to be in the care of a stated person for the period of absence.