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Relate provides an overview of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

  • 18 Apr 2016

Please find attached the April 2016 issue of Relate, the journal of developments in social services, policy and legislation in Ireland.

This issue of Relate provides an overview of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015. The Act introduces new decision-making arrangements intended to assist and support people in making decisions about their welfare and property and affairs. It describes new arrangements for Wards of Court and Enduring Power of Attorney and the Act also provides a legislative basis for Advance Healthcare Directives in Ireland for the first time.



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