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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 290 – Provision of information by HSC trusts and the Department

This section places a duty on the HSC trusts and the Department to provide a relevant authority with returns, reports and other information as the authority may require for the performance of its functions under the Act. “Relevant authority” means the High Court, the Public Guardian, the Review Tribunal or the Attorney General for Northern Ireland.

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