Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: (Briefing Paper Number CBP8466)

House of Commons Library, December 2018

House of Commons Library briefing that provides an overview of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, and the debates and amendments made during the Bills Lords stages, ahead of its Second Reading in the Commons on 18 December 2018. The intention of the Bill is to reform the process ( Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS))for authorising arrangements which enable people who lack capacity to consent to be deprived of their liberty (for the purpose of providing them with care or treatment).

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