Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

131.

Proposal for cross-border placement

131. (1) This section applies where it is proposed to place an adult in an establishment in a Convention country other than the State.

(2) The central authority in the State shall consult the central authority in another Convention country or other competent authority in the Convention country concerned about the proposed placement and, for that purpose, shall send it—

(a) a report on the adult, and

(b) a statement of the reasons for the proposed placement.

(3) If the central authority in another Convention country or other competent authority in the Convention country concerned opposes the proposed placement within a reasonable time, the proposed placement may not be proceeded with.