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£69.00

Paperback

Published: 21 February 2008

588 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199239047


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Blackstone's Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Second Edition

Peter Bartlett

Blackstone's Guides

  • Provides a clear overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, as well as helpful narrative on the new substantive and procedural details contained in the Code of Practice and related documents
  • Takes full account of the MHA 2007, providing a clear framework for those potentially involved in using or implementing its provisions
  • Clear discussion of Human Rights Act considerations, and the implications of the Bournewood decision
  • Includes the complete text of the MCA 2005 as amended by the MHA 2007, as well as the new Codes of Guidance
  • Accessible and clear layout makes this an ideal quick reference

New to this Edition:

  • Includes the complete text of the MCA 2005 as amended by the MHA 2007, as well as the new Codes of Guidance, the Code of Practice, regulations regarding Lasting Powers of Attorney and the Court Rules for the Court of Protection
  • Covers the substantive and procedural detail which is contained in the new codes, regulations and rules which have been promulgated since Royal Assent
  • Brings the text up to date with the amendments brought about by the Mental Health Act 2007
  • Discusses the European Court of Human Rights judgment in HL v. UK and its subsequent impact on this area of the law
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