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

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Lord O'Shaughnessy
Health and Social Care

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords | 11.12.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 147 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 27.11.2018

Latest news on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2017-19

Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the final day of report stage on 27 November. Amendments discussed covered schedule 1, clauses 3 and 5 of the Bill.

Third reading - a final chance to amend the Bill - is scheduled for 11 December.

Summary of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to amend the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to procedures in accordance with which a person may be deprived of liberty where the person lacks capacity to consent, and for connected purposes

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