All posts tagged mental capacity

Stanton welcomes publication of capacity legislation

Fine Gael Cork East TD, David Stanton, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the publication of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013. Deputy Stanton is Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice,…

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Mental Capacity Legislation must reflect human rights-based approach to legal capacity

Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality A human rights-based approach to legal capacity is not currently prevalent despite pockets of good practice, according to a new report on the…

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