MCA 2005 s15
Power to make declarations
15.—(1) The court may make declarations as to-
- (a) whether a person has or lacks capacity to make a decision specified in the declaration;
- (b) whether a person has or lacks capacity to make decisions on such matters as are described in the declaration;
- (c) the lawfulness or otherwise of any act done, or yet to be done, in relation to that person.
(2) "Act" includes an omission and a course of conduct.
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 has been fully in force since 1 October 2007. For details of proposed amendments, see Mental Health Act 2007.