39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 111, February 2021)
Mental capacity law newsletter "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: vaccination; interim authority to treat pending a final order, and a further LPS impact assessment; (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: guidance following ACC for professional deputies; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: a checklist for international relocation, covert treatment and the courts, and recording of court proceedings; (4) In the Wider Context Report: decision-making and 16/17 year olds, FAQs following the Devon judgment on personal assessment, spotting coercion and control and the BIHR’s resources for service providers; (5) In the Scotland Report: further developments relating to the Scott review, including an update from the Chair, and Scottish consideration of relocation."
- Video walkthrough by Alex Ruck Keene†
- MHA reform. Neil Allen, 'Discussion paper: Modernising the Mental Health Act' (15/1/21) — This document contains information under the following headings: (a) Introduction; (b) A Matter of Principle; (c) Civil Admission Criteria; (d) Treatment for Mental Disorder; (e) Community Treatment Orders; (f) Improving support for people who are detained; (g) Tribunals; (h) Caring for patients in the Criminal Justice System; (i) Children and Young People; (j) Useful resources.