Capacity

Inclusion Ireland welcomes recognition from Government of the urgent necessity for enactment of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

INCLUSION IRELAND OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, 21st October 2015

Inclusion Ireland welcomes recognition from Government of the urgent necessity for enactment of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

Further progress made on passing of the Bill following consideration of further amendments at Report & Final Stages

Inclusion Ireland welcomes completion of the Select Committee Stage of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

INCLUSION IRELAND OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, 17th June 2015

Inclusion Ireland welcomes completion of the Select Committee Stage of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

Long-awaited repeal of the Lunacy Regulation (Ireland) Act 1871 another step closer

Legislation will secure significant improvements in the lives of Wards of Court throughout the country
 

Persons with disabilities and their families urge Government to scrap Lunacy Act 1871

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Persons with disabilities and their families urge Government to scrap
Lunacy Act 1871

Inclusion Ireland and other leading organisations deliver ‘Fool Me Once’ petition
to the Government.

Lunacy Act 1871 refers to people as ‘idiot’, ‘lunatic’
and ‘unsound mind’ and affects 595,335 people in Ireland.

Persons with disabilities waiting eight years for Irish Government to ratify the CRPD

30th March 2015

Persons with disabilities waiting eight years for Irish Government to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

The CRPD affects 595,335 people in Ireland.

Inclusion Ireland and other leading organisations call on the Government to replace the Lunacy Act 1871.

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