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Appointment of independent advocates|
Mr Tom Clarke
NC27To move the following Clause:
'(1) The appropriate authority must arrange, to such an extent as he considers necessary to maintain the principles set out in section 1 of the Act for independent advocates to be available to assist a person "P" when another person "D" is considering doing an act, or making a decision to do an act.
(2) The assistance available under the arrangements must include
(3) The appropriate authority may make regulations
(4) In making arrangements under subsection (1), the appropriate authority must have regard to the principle that support in relation to a proposed act or decision should, so far as practicable, be given by a person who is independent of any person who will be responsible for the act or decision.
(5) The arrangements may include provision for payments to be made to, or in relation to, persons carrying out functions in accordance with the arrangements.
(6) In this section and section 35, "the appropriate authority" means
ORDER OF THE HOUSE [11TH AND 12TH OCTOBER 2004]That the following provisions shall apply to the Mental Capacity Bill
Committal1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.
Proceedings in Standing Committee2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 4th November 2004.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading4. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
6. Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.
Other proceedings7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.
PROGRAMME ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [19TH OCTOBER 2004]That
(1) during proceedings on the Mental Capacity Bill, the Standing Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting on Tuesday 19th October at 9.30 a.m.) meet on
(2) proceedings in the Standing Committee shall be taken in the following order, namely Clauses 1 to 9, Schedule 1, Clauses 10 to 18, Schedule 2, Clauses 19 to 59, Schedule 3, Clauses 60 to 62, Schedules 4 and 5, Clause 63, Schedules 6 and 7, Clauses 64 and 65, new Clauses, new Schedules, remaining proceedings on the Bill;
(3) the proceedings on Clauses 1 to 9, Schedule 1, Clauses 10 to 18, Schedule 2 and Clauses 19 to 27 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5 p.m. on Tuesday 26th October;
(4) the remaining proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5 p.m. on Thursday 4th November.
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