Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:45 pm on 22nd October 2018.

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Moved by Baroness Thornton

83: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—“Restriction on power of attorneys and deputiesAfter section 29 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 insert—“29A Deprivation of libertyNothing in this Act authorises a donee of a lasting power of attorney or a deputy to consent on behalf of a person to arrangements which give rise to a deprivation of that person’s liberty.””