Public guardian starts work on protecting vulnerable people – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 1st, 2007 in Court of Protection, mental health, powers of attorney, press releases by sally

“A new organisation looking after the interests of some of the most vulnerable people in society starts work on Monday 1 October. The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), introduced under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, will provide legal protection for thousands of people lacking the mental capacity to make decisions themselves.”

Press release

Ministry of Justice, 28th September 2007