HC Deb 09 January 2003 vol 397 cc328-9W
Mr. Viggers

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans the Government have to legislate on the subject of informed consent by or on behalf of incompetent patients in advance of the implementation of European Directive 2001/20/CE. [86978]

Ms Blears

There are no plans to introduce such legislation prior to the introduction of the regulations to implement European Directive 2001/20/EC.

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