Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (HL Bill 147)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Health and Social Care, will be published separately as HL Bill 117—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord O’Shaughnessy 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.