Claire Tyler, 'The stormy passage of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill' (The House Magazine, 2/5/19)

Summary of LPS legislation passage through Parliament In this article Baroness Tyler summarises the history of this legislation, concluding that "much relies on what will be set out in the Code of Practice and in secondary legislation, which will be vital in determining how the new system will work, including the vexed issue of a definition of what does and doesn’t constitute a deprivation of liberty" and that "without proper funding[,] staff resources and training it will fail in practice".


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Title: The stormy passage of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Author(s): Tyler, Claire🔍

Publication: The House Magazine🔍

Date: 2019/05/02

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