In relation to England, where an independent mental capacity advocate has been instructed to represent a person ('P') in relation to any matter and a decision affecting P (including a decision as to his capacity) is made in that matter, the independent mental capacity advocate has the same rights to challenge the decision as he would have if he were a person (other than an independent mental capacity advocate) engaged in caring for P or interested in his welfare1.
In relation to Wales, where an independent mental capacity advocate has been instructed to act and a decision (including a decision
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