Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Amendment of section 26A of Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961

142. Section 26A (inserted by section 189 of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 ) of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 is amended—

(a) by inserting the following after subsection (2):

“(2A) The functions, power and jurisdiction conferred on the Circuit Court by the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 may, subject to this section, be performed and exercised by a specialist judge.”,


(b) in subsection (5), by deleting “subsections (2) and (3) ” and substituting “subsections (2), (2A) and (3) ”.