This factsheet is in two parts. Part 1 looks at the main principals of the Mental Capacity Act and Part 2 the arrangements that can be put in place for other people to make decisions about your welfare and finances if you lack the mental capacity to do so yourself. This factsheet is applicable in England. Different rules may apply in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Publisher: EAC Advice
Published Date: 2020
Length: 13pp

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