Legislative Framework for supporting young people aged 16 - 24

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Dear University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust,

May you kindly give me responses to the following:

1. What are the implications and protections for young People aged 16-18 in care proceedings who lack capacity
2. What are the 'exceptional circumstances' that apply to children aged 16-18 years under the Children's Act 1981
3. When is the Mental Capacity Act 2005 used over the Children's Act 1989- when would a child require a capacity assessment
4. When do the Family Courts and the Court of Protection need to be involved in mental capacity decision making.
5. Can you tell me the conflicts and dilemmas surrounding the Human Rights Act 1998, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Children's Act 1989, which piece of legislation takes precedent and why?

Yours faithfully,

Nara C

Freedom Of Information (RKB), University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Dear Nara

I acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request received on 23rd January 2019. We are currently considering your request and anticipate getting back to you within 20 working days.

Kind regards

Emma

Emma Pulham
FOI and Access to Health Records Officer
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
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Coventry
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Dan Gilbert

FOI and Access to Health Records Officer
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
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Clifford Bridge Road
Walsgrave
Coventry
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