The MCA under scrutiny: meeting the challenges of CRPD compliance (£)
In the spring and summer of 2014, a group of experts convened a series of meetings at the
The working group included civil servants from the MoJ, the Office of the Public Guardian, and the Department of Health, as well as the Official Solicitor, a senior judge of the Court of Protection, leading academic experts from psychiatry, law and ethics, and representatives of user-group organisations. In September 2014, the EAP research team reported to the MoJ on its findings (http://autonomy.essex.ac.uk/uncrpd-report).
This article summarises some of the key arguments and conclusions of that report. Both the report itself and this article represent the views of their respective authors; they should not be taken to represent the views of the MoJ, the AHRC, or the other participants in these consultations.
The full version of this article appears in issue 1 of 2015 of Elder Law Journal.
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