Legislation

Section 80 – Part 1: interpretation

Introduction

This section contains an index of defined expressions. It also provides that references to an individual lacking capacity, or to their best interests, are to be interpreted in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Access the full text of section 80 of the Care Act.

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