If a person ('R') is conducting an approved research project1, and wishes to carry out research, as part of the project, on or in relation to a person ('P') who lacks capacity2 to consent to taking part in the project3, R must take reasonable steps to identify a person who: (1) otherwise than in a professional capacity or for remuneration, is engaged in caring for P or is interested in P's welfare4; and (2) is prepared to be consulted by R under these provisions5.
If R is unable to identify such a person he must, in accordance with guidance issued
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