Police manhandled autistic boy at swimming pool – UK Human Rights Blog

“The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) was long awaited; it took nearly two decades for the Law Commission’s proposals for codification of the common law on mental capacity to make their way onto the statute books. The MCA is generally considered to be quite progressive and I often hear it described as ‘empowering’ and granting people ‘rights to autonomy’.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 28th March 2012

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