Capacity

Funding for commencement of Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 will help to protect vulnerable persons from abuse

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, December 21st 2016

Funding for commencement of Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 will help to protect vulnerable persons from abuse

Inclusion Ireland welcomes launch of National Safeguarding Committee’s Strategic Plan 2017-2021

Inclusion Ireland insists that all efforts to strengthen the rights of vulnerable adults to live lives free from abuse will be undermined without funding to commence the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015. 

Inclusion Ireland welcomes partial commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Inclusion Ireland welcomes partial commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Ground-breaking legislation will result in significant improvements in the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities

Positive step forward on road to ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

Inclusion Ireland welcomes Government indication that UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will be ratified by Christmas

Inclusion Ireland welcomes Government indication that UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will be ratified by Christmas

Minister for Health and Justice & Equality must issue clear timescale for commencement of Capacity Act 2015

State must deliver key legislative reforms to pave way for ratification of Convention

Inclusion Ireland welcomes historical enactment of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday 30th December 2015

Inclusion Ireland welcomes historical enactment of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

President Michael D Higgins signs long-awaited decision-making legislation into law

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 repeals the Lunacy Act 1871 and Marriage of Lunatics Act 1811

Inclusion Ireland welcomes historical passing of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Thursday, 17th December 2015

Inclusion Ireland welcomes historical passing of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

Repeal of the Lunacy Act 1871 and Marriage of Lunatics Act 1811 has now been achieved

Concerns over six-month timeframe to commence all aspects of the new legislation

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