Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (HC Bill 303)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Health and Social Care,
will be published separately as Bill 303—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Secretary Matt Hancock has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of
the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] are
compatible with the Convention rights.