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In this primer, we explain the current law in Singapore regarding the sterilisation of persons who lack mental capacity (P) and the relevance of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  This is adapted from a longer

The Mental Capacity Act (Cap 177A) makes it clear that a decision maker making a decision on behalf of a mentally incapacitated person (P) must consider P’s wishes and feelings. This article aims to illustrate the position in Singapore and