Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Order for Second Stage

Bill entitled an Act to provide for the reform of the law relating to persons who require or may require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity, whether immediately or in the future; to provide for the appointment by such persons of other persons to assist them in decision-making or (subject to the approval of the Circuit Court) to make decisions jointly with such persons; to provide for the making of applications to the Circuit Court or High Court in respect of such persons, including seeking the approval by the Circuit Court of co-decision-making agreements or the appointment by the Circuit Court of decision-making representatives for such persons; to enable, in specified circumstances, informal decision-making to be done in respect of such persons by other persons who are not decision-making assistants, co-decision-makers, decision-making representatives or attorneys for such persons; to provide for the appointment and functions of the Public Guardian in respect of persons who require or may shortly require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity; to provide for the amendment of the law relating to enduring powers of attorney; to provide for the ratification by the State of the Convention on the International Protection of Adults; and to provide for related matters.
Question put and agreed to.