Capacity, alcohol misuse and unwise decisions: London Borough of Tower Hamlets v PB  EWCOP 34
Publication Date: 10 July 2020
By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction Respect for individual autonomy is a central tenet of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA). The courts have emphasised that there is a space between an unwise decision and one which an individual does not have the mental capacity to take. Unless this space is respected, there is a danger that […]
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