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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 92 – Powers of independent mental capacity advocates

This section provides that the independent mental capacity advocate, in carrying out his or her functions, may at any reasonable time, visit and interview P in private, or request sight of, examine and make copies of P’s health records or any other records relating to P’s care, treatment or personal welfare, as the advocate considers necessary.

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