The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework to empower and protect people aged 16 and over who lack, or may lack, capacity to make certain decisions for themselves because of illness, a learning disability, or mental health problems. The act was fully implemented in October 2007 and applies in England and Wales.Justice » Court of Protection
Information on the administration and regulation of the justice system in England and Wales. Wales shares the same legal structure as England.Justice » Office of the Public Guardian
Information about the Office of the Public Guardian; The OPG is an agency with responsibilities that extend across England and Wales (separate arrangements exist for Scotland and for Northern Ireland).