Legislative Scrutiny: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill Contents

Contents

Summary

1 Introduction

Background to the Bill

Overview of the Bill

2 Defining deprivation of liberty

Options for defining deprivation of liberty

The ‘causative’ approach

The ‘valid consent’ approach

3 Authorisation of arrangements

The role of care home managers

Duty to consult

Referral to an Approved Mental Capacity Professional

Independence of reviews

Advance consent

4 Advocacy and rights of appeal

Access to an independent advocate

Rights of appeal

Conclusions and recommendations

Declaration of Interests

Formal minutes

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 26 October 2018