Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) — 27 Nov 2018 at 15:30

Moved by Baroness Watkins of Tavistock

29: Schedule 1, page 10, line 8, at end insert-“Rights to information11A(1) Prior to the authorisation process, the cared-for person must be fully informed of their rights.(2) The responsible body must take such steps as are practicable to ensure that the cared-for person and any appropriate person or Independent Mental Capacity Advocate representing and supporting them understand the possible outcome of the assessments, the reasons why the cared-for person may be deprived of their liberty and their rights-(a) to request an Approved Mental Capacity Professional’s assessment and review of the arrangements,(b) to advocacy, and(c) to challenge the authorisation in court.(3) If an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate is appointed under Part 5, the advocate is to take such steps as are practicable to help the cared-for person and the appropriate person to understand the following matters-(a) the steps involved in the authorisation process,(b) the purpose, duration and effect of the authorisation,(c) any conditions to which the authorisation is subject,(d) the reasons why the cared-for person met the qualifying requirements in question,(e) the right to object to the authorisation and the right to request a review by an Approved Mental Capacity Professional,(f) the outcome of a review of the arrangements,(g) the relevant rights of the cared-for person,(h) how the cared-for person may exercise relevant rights.(4) In this paragraph, “relevant rights” includes the right to make an application to the court to challenge an authorisation decision in court under section 21ZA and the right to request a review of the arrangements.(5) The responsible body must ensure that cases are referred to court when the cared-for person’s right to a court review is engaged.”

Ayes 277, Noes 192.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

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PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop3 010.7%
Con0 176 (+2 tell)62.9%
Crossbench52 (+1 tell) 831.6%
DUP0 480.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 1100.0%
Judge3 020.0%
Lab133 (+1 tell) 060.4%
LDem72 066.7%
Non-affiliated7 022.6%
PC1 050.0%
UUP1 1100.0%
Total:274 19052.5%

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NamePartyVote
Lord Curry of KirkharleCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord Luce Crossbenchno
Lord Mawson Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Palmer Crossbenchno
Lord St John of BletsoCrossbenchno
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchno

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