39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Law Newsletter' (issue 58B, September 2015)

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Mental capacity law newsletter "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: an update on the Re X saga, clarification over DoLS and conditional discharges, scrutiny of DoLS scrutinisers, an important decision on withdrawal of treatment, and a guest article by Dr Gareth Owen and capacity and brain injury; (2) In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: an important decisions on P’s use of funds for school fees in the context of mutual dependency, successive deputies, adverse costs orders and interest free loans, bad LPA behaviour, and family members as deputies; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Newsletter: clarification over the (lack of) funding of s49 court reports, the importance of participation in proceedings, and habitual residence; (4) In the Capacity outside the COP Newsletter: CRPD Committee’s guidelines on article 14, assisted suicide, and litigation capacity in other proceedings; (5) In the Scotland Newsletter: questionable policies and article 8 ECHR, the Education (Scotland) Bill, new guidance and ordinary residence, and new DOL guidance."


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Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Mental Capacity Law Newsletter

Author: Ruck Keene, Alex🔍 · Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Allen, Neil🔍 · Lee, Annabel🔍 · Bicarregui, Anna🔍 · Edwards, Simon🔍 · Ward, Adrian🔍 · Stavert, Jill🔍 · Taylor, Beverley🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: September 2015🔍

Issue: 58B

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