STOP PRESS: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019

STOP PRESS: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019

Jurisdiction: England; Wales

Royal Assent Date: 16 May 2019

Commencement Date: in part on 16 May 2019, in full on whatever day the Secretary of State appoints by regulations

Legislation Affected: Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 2007 amended

Summary: An Act to amend the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to procedures in accordance with which an individual may be deprived of liberty where the individual lacks capacity to consent, and for connected purposes in England and Wales. This Act comes into force partly on 16 May 2019 and fully