Chapter 16. Wales

  1. Bridgit Dimond

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697665.ch16

Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity

Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity

How to Cite

Dimond, B. (2008) Wales, in Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697665.ch16

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133593

Online ISBN: 9780470697665

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Keywords:

  • mental capacity act (MCA);
  • national assembly for wales;
  • research regulations;
  • DNA;
  • human cells

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Wales and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

  • Lasting powers of attorney

  • Commencement of the MCA in Wales

  • Local health boards

  • The Commissioner for Older People in Wales

  • The Court of Protection

  • Section 63: international protection of adults

  • Definitions of local authority

  • Complaints mechanisms

  • Community health councils (CHC)

  • Healthcare Commission and Wales

  • Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW)

  • Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales (CSIW)

  • Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

  • Conclusion

  • References