Legislation

Mental Capacity Act 2005

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Introduction

To access the individual sections of this guide, click on the ‘Parts and Sections’ box to the right. Overview The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), while primarily relevant to professionals working with adults, also matters for those working with children. Most of the act applies to 16- and 17-year-old young people and a few provisions […]

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