Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Payment for necessary goods and services

137. (1) A person who lacks capacity to enter into a contract for the sale of goods or services shall pay the supplier a reasonable sum for goods or services supplied at his or her request only if the goods or services are suitable to the person’s—

(a) condition in life, and

(b) actual requirements,

at the time when the goods or services, as the case may be, are so supplied.

(2) Section 2 of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 is amended by deleting “mental incapacity or”.