39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Law Newsletter' (issue 47, June 2014)

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Mental capacity law newsletter "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: the Court of Appeal revisits capacity (and the role of precedent); prohibiting contact; and advance decisions to refuse treatment; (2) In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: the sequel to the infamous Rolex case; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Newsletter: a rare award of costs in welfare proceedings; the proper place of the press in CoP proceedings; revisiting decisions on appeal; judicial contact with the subject of proceedings; joint instruction of experts in publicly funded cases, and a plea for assistance with streamlining directions hearings; (4) In the Capacity outside the COP newsletter: two important cases involving capacity and children and two book reviews; (5) In the Scotland Newsletter: a vitally important decision of Sheriff John Baird which casts significant doubt upon the validity of very many powers of attorney entered into in Scotland and upon the standard template available on the Scots OPG website."


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Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Mental Capacity Law Newsletter

Author: Ruck Keene, Alex🔍 · Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Allen, Neil🔍 · Bicarregui, Anna🔍 · Ward, Adrian🔍 · Stavert, Jill🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: June 2014🔍

Issue: 47

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