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Mental Capacity Bill

This is the text of the Mental Capacity Bill, as brought from the Commons and ordered to be printed in the House of Lords on 15th December 2004.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Constitutional Affairs, are published separately as Bill 13- EN.
 
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Baroness Ashton of Upholland 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 Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.
  
Mental Capacity Bill [HL]
 
 
 
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