The following apply1 where an NHS body2 or a local authority3 proposes to take, or proposes to arrange to be taken, protective measures4 in relation to a person (P) who lacks capacity to agree to one or more of the measures5 and the proposal is made, or the measures have been taken, following the receipt of an allegation or evidence that P is being, or has been, abused or neglected by another person or that P is abusing, or has abused, another person6. The NHS body or local authority may instruct an independent mental capacity advocate to represent P
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