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Margaret Brazier and Emma Cave

there is no room or need for the inherent jurisdiction but ‘even in the case of an adult who lacks capacity within the meaning of the 2005 Act, it appears that the inherent jurisdiction survives, albeit now reinforced by the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005’. 182 Protecting the public 6.21 May treatment ever be enforced on an adult with capacity for the benefit of others? In the United Kingdom, unlike the USA, 183 legislation has never enforced sterilisation on those seen as mentally or physically unfit to reproduce. In England, unlike many countries

in Medicine, patients and the law (sixth edition)