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Assisted Decision Making (Capacity Act) - Information For Committees

12th October 2022

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the 2015 Act) introduces a new legal framework for supported decision-making in Ireland. It includes new statutory principles and practical supports for persons who may have difficulties with their decision-making capacity, including but not limited to persons with an intellectual disability, psychiatric illness, acquired brain injury, or age-related condition, such as dementia.

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