Why Was the Mental Capacity Act Introduced in Singapore?

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Medically Reviewed by Dr Ho Ying Jie, M.B.B.S (Singapore) Mental capacity is defined as an individual’s ability to make a specific decision at a specific time. An individual must be assumed to have mental capacity unless it has been established otherwise. It is assessed on a case-by-case basis and, following the principles of the Mental […]