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Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand

By: Reuvecamp, Iris.
Contributor(s): Dawson, John | Atkin, Bill | Douglass, Alison | Duncan, Anthony | Elder, Hinemoa | Fisher, Mark | Gillett, Grant | Henaghan, Mark | Hyslop, Brent | Kelly, Greg | Lawrence, Kimberly | Miller, Anita | Peart, Nicola | Snelling, Jeane | Thomas, Cordelia.
Wellington, NZ : Thomson Reuters New Zealand Ltd, 2019Description: xiv, 425 pages : 25 cm.ISBN: 9781988591100; 1988591104.Subject(s): MENTAL CAPACITY | LAW | NEW ZEALAND
Contents:
Preface. - Authors. - PART A: CORE CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES. - 1. General Principles and Sources of Mental Capacity Law. - 2. Ethical, relational and cultural elements of capacity. - 3. Te Puna a Hinengaro: he Tirohanga ki a Aheinga - The wellspring of mind: reflections on capacity from a Maori perspective. - 4. Clinical assessment of capacity. - 5. Best interests - a standard for decision making. - 6. Human rights and mental capacity law. - 7. The CRPD and mental capacit law. - 8. An overview of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988. - PART B: AUTHORITY AND JUSTIFICATION FOR MAKING DECISIONS FOR OTHERS. - 9. Healhcare in the absence of consent. - 10. Enduring powers of attorney, welfare guardians and property managers. - 11. Legal capacity and supported decision making. - 12. Children and capacity. - 13. The role of capacity in other legislation. - PART C: DECISIONS ABOUT PERSONAL CARE AND WELFARE. - 14. Advance decision-making about personal care and welfare. - 15. Long term placement in aged residential care. - 16. Sex and marriage. - 17. Sexual health, reproductive liberty and adults with impaired capacity. - 18. Participation in health or disability research. - 19. Donation of human tissue, gametes and embryos. - 20. Capacity and information privacy. - PART D: PROPERTY-RELATED DECISIONS. - 21. Managing assets and money. - 22. Will-making and capacity. - 23. - Incapacitated company directors and trustees. - 24. Participation in litigation. - PARTE E: CONCLUSIONS. - 25. The future of mental capacity law. - Table of Statutes and Regulations. - Table of Cases. - Index.
Summary: "Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand is a comprehensive text on the legal position of people who lack capacity, in many different contexts, including their position regarding health care, residential placement, property management, and participation in legal proceedings." - BOOK JACKET
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Preface. - Authors. - PART A: CORE CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES. - 1. General Principles and Sources of Mental Capacity Law. - 2. Ethical, relational and cultural elements of capacity. - 3. Te Puna a Hinengaro: he Tirohanga ki a Aheinga - The wellspring of mind: reflections on capacity from a Maori perspective. - 4. Clinical assessment of capacity. - 5. Best interests - a standard for decision making. - 6. Human rights and mental capacity law. - 7. The CRPD and mental capacit law. - 8. An overview of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988. - PART B: AUTHORITY AND JUSTIFICATION FOR MAKING DECISIONS FOR OTHERS. - 9. Healhcare in the absence of consent. - 10. Enduring powers of attorney, welfare guardians and property managers. - 11. Legal capacity and supported decision making. - 12. Children and capacity. - 13. The role of capacity in other legislation. - PART C: DECISIONS ABOUT PERSONAL CARE AND WELFARE. - 14. Advance decision-making about personal care and welfare. - 15. Long term placement in aged residential care. - 16. Sex and marriage. - 17. Sexual health, reproductive liberty and adults with impaired capacity. - 18. Participation in health or disability research. - 19. Donation of human tissue, gametes and embryos. - 20. Capacity and information privacy. - PART D: PROPERTY-RELATED DECISIONS. - 21. Managing assets and money. - 22. Will-making and capacity. - 23. - Incapacitated company directors and trustees. - 24. Participation in litigation. - PARTE E: CONCLUSIONS. - 25. The future of mental capacity law. - Table of Statutes and Regulations. - Table of Cases. - Index.

"Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand is a comprehensive text on the legal position of people who lack capacity, in many different contexts, including their position regarding health care, residential placement, property management, and participation in legal proceedings." - BOOK JACKET

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