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Court of Protection Practice Directions

Practice Directions for the Court of Protection to be read in conjunction with the Court of Protection Rules 2007.

Main external links

All practice directions on Judiciary website

All Court of Protection publications on Judiciary website

Court of Protection Handbook Blog, 'Legislative Materials' page

Amendments and other links

  • Three Court of Protection Practice Directions were amended on 25/11/11:
  • Practice Direction 10AA (Deprivation of liberty applications) has been amended to reflect fact that the Court of Protection has moved. The DOLS Application Branch's new contact details are: Court of Protection, Royal Courts of Justice, Thomas More Building, Strand, London WC2A 2LL, DX 44450 Strand, tel 0300 456 4600. The PD also contains a new internet address for the relevant court forms.
  • Practice Direction 14B (Depositions) has similarly been updated to reflect the new address.
  • Practice Direction 19A (Costs in the Court of Protection) has been amended to replace 'Supreme Court Costs Office' with 'Senior Court Costs Office'.