PWDA Submission Regarding Review Of Equal Recognition Before The Law And Legal Capacity For People With Disability

January 2014

This PWDA/ACDL/AHRCentre submission explains how the Issues Paper conflates the concepts of mental capacity and legal capacity in its discussion regarding ‘capacity standards’ and ‘assessment of capacity’ and challenges the assumption that legal capacity is a concept that can be limited by reference to cognitive impairment.

Submission – Word document