Practice Guidance

Case law and capacity to consent to sexual relations and marriage

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Contents Introduction The “act-specific approach The “relevant information” for the decision The threshold for consent to sexual relations Capacity to consent to marriage Introduction The relevant information that an individual should be able understand, retain, use and weigh in order to have the mental capacity to consent to sexual relations has been identified in case […]

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