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Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 -  Report
Mental Capacity Act 2005: post-legislative scrutiny

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 25 February 2014.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

Summary

Conclusions and Recommendations  

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Background to the Mental Capacity Act

Chapter 3: The five core principles: Is the Act working as intended?

Chapter 4: Addressing poor implementation of the Act

Chapter 5: Advocacy and Advance Planning

Chapter 6: The Court of Protection

Chapter 7: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Chapter 8: Criminal Law Provisions

Appendix 1: List of Members and Declarations of Interest

Appendix 2: List of Witnesses

Appendix 3: Call for Evidence

Appendix 4: Letter from Norman Lamb MP-6 November 2013

Appendix 5: Letter from Norman Lamb MP-28 November 2013

Appendix 6: Letter from Norman Lamb MP-9 December 2013

Appendix 7: Letter from Lord McNally-10 December 2013

Appendix 8: Memorandum from Ministry of Justice 12 February 2014

Appendix 9: Report of a special meeting of the Forget-Me-Nots

Appendix 10: Note of the Committee visit to the Court of Protection-20 November 2013

Appendix 11: Note of the Committee visit to meet adults with learning disabilities-28 November 2013

Appendix 12: Glossary of Acronyms

NOTE: Evidence is published online at http://www.parliament.uk/mental-capacity-act-2005/ and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 5314)

References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:

Q refers to a question in oral evidence;

Witness names without a question reference refer to written evidence.

In order to protect individuals, some witnesses are referred to by their initials only.


 
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