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Mental Capacity Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:30 pm on 1st February 2005.

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Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe Shadow Minister, Family, Shadow Minister, Health 8:30 pm, 1st February 2005

moved Amendment No. 126:

Page 19, line 29, at end insert—

"( ) But (save only for an advance decision of P which has effect and of which R is aware) nothing in this section requires treatment that P has been receiving as part of the project to be discontinued if R has reasonable grounds for believing that there would be a significant risk to P's health if it were discontinued."