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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 119 – Interim orders and directions

This section allows the Court to make orders or give directions pending any determination of an application that has been made to it if there is reason for the Court to believe that the person lacks capacity in respect of a particular matter, that matter is one which falls within the court’s powers to consider and it is in his or her best interests for the Court to act without delay.

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