In 2014, the Australian Law Reform Commission released a report dealing with recognition before the law and legal capacity of people with disability. The report recommended that "supported decision-making" should be introduced into relevant Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks. This column explores what is meant by "support" to exercise legal capacity and what role the law may play in attempting to move beyond the traditional substituted decision-making model for those with mental and intellectual impairments.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Law and Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jun 2015|