39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 134, September 2023)

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Mental capacity law newsletter "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the MHA/MCA interface revisited; belief, diagnosis and capacity, and questioning an independent spirit; (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: the SRA looks at law firms providing LPA / deputyship services, OPG guidance on completing LPA forms and a shedinar on the MCA and money; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: transparency in committal hearings and on death, and why belief is not the same as proof when it comes to capacity; (4) In the Wider Context Report: the wider MHA context within which many MCA matters arise, the limits of autonomy in medical settings; litigation capacity under the spotlight in both civil and family courts; and the second of our reports from Ireland as the new Act beds in; (5) In the Scotland Report: Articles 3 and 2 ECHR in play in the capacity context."


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Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Mental Capacity Report

Author: Ruck Keene, Alex🔍 · Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Allen, Neil🔍 · Kohn, Nicola🔍 · Scott, Katie🔍 · Kelly, Arianna🔍 · Weinberg, Nyasha🔍 · Edwards, Simon🔍 · Ward, Adrian🔍 · Stavert, Jill🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: September 2023🔍

Issue: 134

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