627. Family relationships, etc.

Nothing in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 permits a decision on any of the following matters to be made on behalf of a person:

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    (1)     consenting to marriage or a civil partnership1;

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    (2)     consenting to have sexual relations2;

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    (3)     consenting to a decree of divorce being granted on the basis of two years' separation3;

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    (4)     consenting to a dissolution order being made in relation to a civil partnership on the basis of two years' separation4;

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    (5)     consenting to a child's being placed for adoption by an adoption agency