Decision Making Support and The Law [ADM (Capacity) Act 2015]

The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 was amended by the ADM(C)(A)A 2022 and both Acts were commenced on 26th April 2023. The legislation Repealed the Marriage of Lunatics Act 1811 and the Lunacy Regulation (Ireland)Act 1871 and Section 54 and 55 – abolishes the current wardship system for adults and requires all adult wards of court to be discharged from wardship. This one-hour lecture covers the various changes which the legislation introduces.

The lecture covers a number of topics, including:

  • Overview of the ADMCA Functional Test
  • Guiding Principles
  • Present Day Arrangements - Decision-Making Assistant, Co-Decision-Maker
  • Advance Planning Tools - Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Advanced Healthcare Directive

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

To book this lecture please refer to: 2024 Legal CPD programme

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