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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 12 February 2019

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords], As


 

Amended


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Speaker.

 

 


 

Chris Bryant

 

Debbie Abrahams

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Tonia Antoniazzi

 

Sir John Hayes

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

Before making any regulations under subsection (3)(b), the Secretary of State

 

must lay before Parliament a report on—

 

(a)    

the likely effects of the provisions of this Act on persons undergoing

 

rehabilitation for brain injuries, and


 
 

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(b)    

the interaction between the provisions of this Act and the processes for

 

prescribing for brain injury rehabilitation therapy.”

 


 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  5

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  line  6,  leave out from “Wales,” to end of line 10 and insert “the

 

person registered, or required to be registered, under Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the Regulation

 

and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 (anaw 2) in respect of the provision of a

 

care home service, in the care home;”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  6

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

““Education, Health and Care plan” means a plan within the meaning of

 

section 37(2) of the Children and Families Act 2014;”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  7

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  leave out line 16

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  8

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

““independent hospital” has the meaning given by paragraph 5;”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  9

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

““NHS hospital” has the meaning given by paragraph 5;”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  10

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  line  46,  leave out “Hospital” and insert “NHS hospital and

 

independent hospital”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  11

 

Schedule  1,  page  8,  leave out line 47

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  12

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  15,  after “6” insert “(1)”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  13

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  16,  leave out “a” and insert “an NHS”


 
 

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Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  14

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“(aa)    

if the arrangements are carried out mainly in an independent hospital

 

in England, the responsible local authority determined in accordance

 

with paragraph 8A;

 

(ab)    

if the arrangements are carried out mainly in an independent hospital

 

in Wales, the Local Health Board for the area in which the hospital is

 

situated;”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  15

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  18,  leave out “paragraph (a) does not apply” and insert

 

“none of paragraphs (a) to (ab) applies”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  16

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  27,  leave out “neither paragraph (a) nor paragraph (b)” and

 

insert “none of paragraphs (a) to (b)”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  17

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  28,  leave out “(see paragraph 9)” and insert “determined in

 

accordance with paragraph 9”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  18

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

    “(2)  

If an independent hospital is situated in the areas of two or more Local Health

 

Boards, it is to be regarded for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(ab) as

 

situated in whichever of the areas the greater (or greatest) part of the hospital

 

is situated.”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  19

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  29,  after “manager” insert “, in relation to an NHS

 

hospital,”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  20

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

“(ca)    

if the hospital is vested in a Local Health Board, that Board.”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  21

 

Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  46,  leave out from beginning to end of line 12 on page 10

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  22

 

Schedule  1,  page  10,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

“8A(1)  

In paragraph 6(1)(aa), “responsible local authority”, in relation to a cared-for

 

person aged 18 or over, means—


 
 

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(a)    

if there is an Education, Health and Care plan for the cared-for person,

 

the local authority responsible for maintaining that plan;

 

(b)    

if paragraph (a) does not apply and the cared-for person has needs for

 

care and support which are being met under Part 1 of the Care Act

 

2014, the local authority meeting those needs;

 

(c)    

in any other case, the local authority determined in accordance with

 

sub-paragraph (4).

 

      (2)  

If more than one local authority is meeting the needs of a cared-for person for

 

care and support under Part 1 of the Care Act 2014 the responsible local

 

authority is the local authority for the area in which the cared-for person is

 

ordinarily resident for the purposes of that Part of that Act.

 

      (3)  

In paragraph 6(1)(aa), “responsible local authority”, in relation to a cared-for

 

person aged 16 or 17, means—

 

(a)    

if there is an Education, Health and Care plan for the cared-for person,

 

the local authority responsible for maintaining that plan;

 

(b)    

if paragraph (a) does not apply and the cared-for person is being

 

provided with accommodation under section 20 of the Children Act

 

1989, the local authority providing that accommodation;

 

(c)    

if neither paragraph (a) nor paragraph (b) applies and the cared-for

 

person is subject to a care order under section 31 of the Children Act

 

1989 or an interim care order under section 38 of that Act, and a local

 

authority in England is responsible under the order for the care of the

 

cared-for person, that local authority;

 

(d)    

if none of paragraphs (a) to (c) applies, the local authority determined

 

in accordance with sub-paragraph (4).

 

      (4)  

In the cases mentioned in sub-paragraphs (1)(c) and (3)(d), the “responsible

 

local authority” is the local authority for the area in which the independent

 

hospital mentioned in paragraph 6(1)(aa) is situated.

 

      (5)  

If an independent hospital is situated in the areas of two or more local

 

authorities, it is to be regarded for the purposes of sub-paragraph (4) as situated

 

in whichever of the areas the greater (or greatest) part of the hospital is

 

situated.”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  23

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  leave out lines 45 to 47.

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  24

 

Schedule  1,  page  12,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

“12A (1)  

The following must publish information about authorisation of arrangements

 

under this Schedule—

 

(a)    

the hospital manager of each NHS hospital;

 

(b)    

each clinical commissioning group;

 

(c)    

each Local Health Board;

 

(d)    

each local authority.

 

      (2)  

The information must include information on the following matters in

 

particular—

 

(a)    

the effect of an authorisation;

 

(b)    

the process for authorising arrangements, including making or

 

carrying out—


 
 

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(i)    

assessments and determinations required under paragraphs 18

 

and 19;

 

(ii)    

consultation under paragraph 20;

 

(iii)    

a pre-authorisation review (see paragraphs 21 to 23);

 

(c)    

the circumstances in which an independent mental capacity advocate

 

should be appointed under paragraph 39 or 40;

 

(d)    

the role of a person within paragraph 39(5) (an “appropriate person”)

 

in relation to a cared-for person and the effect of there being an

 

appropriate person;

 

(e)    

the circumstances in which a pre-authorisation review is to be carried

 

out by an Approved Mental Capacity Professional under paragraph 21;

 

(f)    

the right to make an application to the court to exercise its jurisdiction

 

under section 21ZA;

 

(g)    

reviews under paragraph 35, including—

 

(i)    

when a review will be carried out;

 

(ii)    

the rights to request a review;

 

(iii)    

the circumstances in which a referral may or will be made to

 

an Approved Mental Capacity Professional.

 

      (3)  

The information must be accessible to, and appropriate to the needs of, cared-

 

for persons and appropriate persons.

 

12B(1)  

Where arrangements are proposed, the responsible body must as soon as

 

practicable take such steps as are practicable to ensure that—

 

(a)    

the cared-for person, and

 

(b)    

any appropriate person in relation to the cared-for person,

 

            

understands the matters mentioned in sub-paragraph (3).

 

      (2)  

If, subsequently, at any time while the arrangements are being proposed the

 

responsible body becomes satisfied under paragraph 39(5) that a person is an

 

appropriate person in relation to the cared-for person, the responsible body

 

must, as soon as practicable, take such steps as are practicable to ensure that

 

the appropriate person understands the matters mentioned in sub-paragraph

 

(3).

 

      (3)  

Those matters are—

 

(a)    

the nature of the arrangements, and

 

(b)    

the matters mentioned in paragraph 12A(2) as they apply in relation to

 

the cared-for person’s case.

 

      (4)  

If it is not appropriate to take steps to ensure that the cared-for person or any

 

appropriate person understands a particular matter then, to that extent, the

 

duties in sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) do not apply.

 

      (5)  

In this paragraph “appropriate person”, in relation to a cared-for person, means

 

a person within paragraph 39(5).”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  25

 

Schedule  1,  page  12  ,  line  32,  after “practicable” insert “and appropriate, having

 

regard to the steps taken under paragraph 12B and the length of time since they were

 

taken,”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  26

 

Schedule  1,  page  12  ,  line  33,  leave out from “any” to “understands” in line 34 and

 

insert “appropriate person”


 
 

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Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  27

 

Schedule  1,  page  12,  line  34,  leave out from “understands” to end of line 5 on page

 

13 and insert “the matters mentioned in paragraph 12A(2)(a), (c), (d), (f) and (g) as they

 

apply in relation to the cared-for person’s case”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  28

 

Schedule  1,  page  14,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

  “(1A)  

The person who makes the determination need not be the same as the person

 

who carries out the assessment.”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  29

 

Schedule  1,  page  14,  leave out lines 47 and 48 and insert—

 

    “(2)  

The appropriate authority may by regulations make provision for requirements

 

which must be met by a person—

 

(a)    

making a determination, or

 

(b)    

carrying out an assessment,

 

            

under this paragraph.

 

    (2A)  

Regulations under sub-paragraph (2) may make different provision—

 

(a)    

for determinations and assessments, and

 

(b)    

for determinations and assessments required under sub-paragraph

 

(1)(a) and determinations and assessments required under sub-

 

paragraph (1)(b).”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  30

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  12,  after “the” insert “determination or”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  31

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  14,  after “the” insert “determination or”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  32

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  16,  leave out “The” and insert “An”

 

Chris Bryant

 

Debbie Abrahams

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Tonia Antoniazzi

 

Sir John Hayes

 

Not called  2

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“(d)    

the effects of any treatment undergone by the cared-for person,

 

including prescription brain injury rehabilitation therapy.”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  33

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  32,  leave out “made on an assessment” and insert “by a

 

person, who meets requirements prescribed by regulations made by the appropriate

 

authority, made on an assessment by that person”


 
 

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Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  34

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  leave out lines 38 to 44

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  35

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  46,  leave out from “16,” to “by” in line 1 on page 16 and

 

insert “a determination may not be made”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  36

 

Schedule  1,  page  16,  line  7,  leave out “assessment” and insert “determination”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  37

 

Schedule  1,  page  16,  line  9,  leave out “assessment” and insert “determination”

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Paula Sherriff

 

Alex Norris

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Alex Cunningham

 

Debbie Abrahams

Norman Lamb

Tom Brake

Tim Farron

 

Negatived on division  49

 

Schedule  1,  page  16,  line  12,  leave out from “out” to the end of line 16, and insert

 

“by the responsible body.”

 

Secretary Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  38

 

Schedule  1,  page  16,  line  13,  leave out from second “arrangements” to end of line

 

14 and insert “and—

 

(i)    

authorisation is being determined under paragraph 16, or

 

(ii)    

renewal is being determined under paragraph 32,

 

    

by”

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Paula Sherriff

 

Alex Norris

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Alex Cunningham

 

Debbie Abrahams

Dr Dan Poulter

Norman Lamb

Tom Brake

Tim Farron

 

Negatived on division  50

 

Schedule  1,  page  17,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“(ca)    

the arrangements are being authorised under paragraph 16 of this

 

Schedule, or”


 
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