The long-awaited public consultation on proposed changes to the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Code of Practice for England and Wales, which includes guidance on the new LPS system, has been published. It is a joint consultation published by DHSC and MoJ and runs for 16 weeks from the 17 March until 7 July 2022.
The consultation documents identifies 25 questions that the team would like to have views on and responses can be made online.
Alongside the consultation, six sets of draft regulations, which will underpin LPS, have also been published. While these do not require consultation views are sought on the policy detail. The documents are:
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