Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

136.

Patients whose treatment is regulated by Part 4 of Act of 2001

136. (1) Nothing in this Act authorises a person—

(a) to give a patient treatment for mental disorder, or

(b) to consent to a patient’s being given treatment for mental disorder,

if, at the time when it is proposed to treat the patient, his or her treatment is regulated by Part 4 of the Act of 2001.

(2) In this section “mental disorder”, “patient” and “treatment” have the same meaning as in the Act of 2001.