Legislation

Section 4 – Best interests

Introduction

Later sections of the act operate by reference to the concept of a person’s best interests. For example, care given to a person who lacks the capacity to consent to it must be in their best interests (or reasonably be considered to be in their best interests). Otherwise, adverse legal consequences may follow. So ‘best […]

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