Consultation on Mental Capacity Act 2005: forms, supervision and fees
Responses published: 11 March 2009
A consultation on proposed changes to three areas of the work of the Office of the Public Guardian and the Court of Protection following the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act:
1. redesign of the Lasting Power of Attorney forms 2. restructuring of the Supervision of Deputies by the Public Guardian 3. alterations to the fee structure.
This consultation was the initial stage of a wider 12-18 month investigation into the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act.
See the following for details:
- MoJ consultation page, including response (the text above is taken from here)
- MoJ press release: "Power of Attorney forms to be cheaper and simpler" - summary of the consultation response