Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Amendment of Act of 2001

144. The Act of 2001 is amended—

(a) in section 17(1), by deleting paragraph (b) and substituting the following:

“(b) arrange for the assignment of a legal representative to represent the patient concerned unless he or she proposes to engage one,”,


(b) in section 33(3) by deleting paragraph (c).