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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 131 – Powers of Court Visitors

The section provides powers for Court Visitors to require the production of relevant records from certain bodies to assist with carrying out the above mentioned functions, as well as a power to interview the person who lacks capacity in private for the same purpose.

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