39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Law Newsletter' (issue 50, October 2014)
Mental capacity law newsletter "(1) Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: news of the process for judicial authorisations of deprivations of liberty, capacity and deprivation of liberty, and a new and depressing ‘Neary’-type saga. (2) Property and Affairs Newsletter: In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: cases on the duties of attorneys vis-à-vis care expenditure, testamentary capacity and the MCA 2005 and new guidance on assessing capacity to manage property and affairs. (3) Practice and Procedure Newsletter: In the Practice and Procedure Newsletter: two extremely important cases on when (and how) to go to court in medical treatment cases. (4) Capacity outside the COP: In the Capacity outside the COP newsletter: an update on the compatibility of the MCA 2005 and the CRPD, developments with LPAs, and two important Strasbourg cases. (5) Scotland Newsletter: In the Scotland Newsletter: breaking news as regards plugging the Bournewood ‘gap’ in Scotland and further news in the developing saga relating to validity of powers of attorney."