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Bill documents — Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2017-19

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 303 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords) | PDF version 12.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 147 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 27.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117 (as introduced) | PDF version, 153KB 03.07.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 303 EN 2017-19 | PDF version 12.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 117 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 601KB 04.07.2018

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 184KB) 04.07.2018

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 147(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF) 05.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF) 23.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R-I(Rev)(a) Amendments for Report, supplementary to the revised marshalled list (PDF) 22.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report (PDF) 20.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 19.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(i) Amendments for Report (PDF) 16.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(h) Amendments for Report (PDF) 15.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(g) Amendments for Report (PDF) 14.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(f) Amendments for Report (PDF) 13.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(e) Amendments for Report (PDF) 12.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF) 09.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF) 07.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(b) Amendments for Report (PDF) 06.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF) 25.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-III(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the third marshalled list (PDF) 19.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 18.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-II(b) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF) 17.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-II(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF) 12.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 11.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(h) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 10.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(g) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 08.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(f) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 21.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(e) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 20.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(d) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 17.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(c) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 13.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(b) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 05.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF) 04.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 03.09.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(o) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 31.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(n) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 30.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(m) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 29.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(l) Amendment for Committee (PDF) 28.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(k) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 24.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(j) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 23.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(i) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 21.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(h) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 20.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 17.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 16.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(e) Amendments for Committee (PDF) 15.08.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(d) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 49KB) 24.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 71KB) 19.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(b) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 51KB) 18.07.2018
Lords HL Bill 117(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 48KB) 17.07.2018

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 11.07.2018

Human rights memoranda

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

House Human rights memorandum Date
Lords Memorandum for the Joint Committee on Human Rights from the Department of Health and Social Care (PDF) 29.10.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (PDF, 476KB) 09.07.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 24/07/2018 from Lord O'Shaughnessy to Lords regarding points raised during the second reading of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) bill (PDF, 240KB) 24.07.2018
Annex A: Law Commission recommendations and Government Responses (as referenced in letter dated 24/07/18) (PDF, 204KB) 24.07.2018
Annex B: Illustrative person journeys under DoLS [Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards] v Liberty Protection Safeguards (as referenced in letter dated 24/07/18) (PDF, 482KB) 24.07.2018
Annex C: Flow diagram representing a summary of the process in the new bill (as referenced in letter dated 24/07/18) (PDF, 280KB) 24.07.2018
Annex D: Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Keeling Schedule showing changes which will be effected by the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (as referenced in letter dated 24/07/18) (PDF, 1MB) 24.07.2018

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