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    Rights statement: This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Law Quarterly Review following peer review. The definitive published version L.Q.R. 2021, 137(Oct), 604-629 is available online on Westlaw UK. https://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/terms/journals-access-policy.htm

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In whose best interests?: Childbirth choices and other health decisions

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>31/10/2021
<mark>Journal</mark>Law Quarterly Review
Volume137
Number of pages26
Pages (from-to)604-629
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Examines the application of the capacity and best interests tests under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to women wishing to refuse recommended approaches to childbirth. Compares the cases with those decided prior to the Act, and considers whether a holistic approach is evident.

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This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Law Quarterly Review following peer review. The definitive published version L.Q.R. 2021, 137(Oct), 604-629 is available online on Westlaw UK. https://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/terms/journals-access-policy.htm