Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

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Definitions — Part 3

9. In this Part—

“appointer” means a decision-making assistant appointer;

“decision-making assistant”, in relation to an appointer, means the person who the appointer has, under section 10(1), appointed to assist the appointer in making decisions on the appointer’s personal welfare or property and affairs, or both, in compliance with regulations made under section 10(4);

“decision-making assistance agreement” means a decision-making assistance agreement referred to in section 10(2) as such agreement is in force from time to time;

“decision-making assistant appointer” means a person who has, under section 10(1), appointed another person to assist the first-mentioned person in making decisions on the first-mentioned person’s personal welfare or property and affairs, or both, in compliance with regulations made under section 10(4).