Mental Capacity Act Forms

Date published: 09 September 2019

Last updated: 05 November 2019

The legal framework for Deprivation of Liberty provided by the Act is supported by a set of Forms.  Most of the Forms are statutory but all are recommended to be used. These Forms support Phase 1 of the implementation and commencement of the Act only.


Forms 1-2 and 4-16 are statutory Forms which must be used when undertaking certain functions under the Act therefore the content of the Forms cannot be amended.

Forms 3 and 17-21 are not statutory Forms.  However, their contents are statutory so it is highly recommended that they are used.

Form 22 is for guidance only.



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