39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 125, September 2022)

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Mental capacity law newsletter Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Person specific contact and sexual relations capacity; treatment plans for disordered eating; and updated DoLS statistics. (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: Electronic billing pilot rolls out. (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: Transparency orders; and the BMA opines on s.49 MCA reports. (4) In the Wider Context Report: Brain stem death testing; deprivations of liberty of young people in Scotland; the CRPD’s application in the Battersbee case; foreign convictions; coercive control; litigation capacity; the Care Act considered in the Court of Appeal. (5) In the Scotland Report: Further updates on Guardians’ remuneration and the PKM litigation; nearest relatives; and the MHTS project concludes. You can find our past issues, our case summaries, and more on our dedicated sub-site here, where you can also find updated versions of both our capacity and best interests guides.


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Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Mental Capacity Report

Author: Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Allen, Neil🔍 · Kohn, Nicola🔍 · Scott, Katie🔍 · Kelly, Arianna🔍 · Sullivan, Rachel🔍 · David, Stephanie🔍 · Weinberg, Nyasha🔍 · Edwards, Simon🔍 · Ward, Adrian🔍 · Stavert, Jill🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: September 2022🔍

Issue: 125

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