39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 95, June 2019)

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Mental capacity law newsletter "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an update on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act; the Court of Appeal on sex and social media; life-sustaining treatment in a ‘prolife’ care home; an important Strasbourg case on deprivation of liberty; and the former Vice-President of the Court of Protection on the MHA 1983/MCA 2005 interface in the community; (2) In the Practice and Procedure Report: a richly deserved award for District Judge Eldergill; and civil restraint orders in the presence of impaired litigation capacity; (3) In the Wider Context Report: a summary of the recent developments relating to learning disability, seclusion and restraint; inquests, DoLS and Article 2 ECHR; and international developments including a ground-breaking report on the right to independent living; (4) In the Scotland Report: the Chair of the newly established review of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act 2003 provides his initial thoughts; and the Stage 1 report of the Independent review of learning disability and autism in the Mental Health Act. "


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Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Mental Capacity Report

Author: Ruck Keene, Alex🔍 · Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Allen, Neil🔍 · Lee, Annabel🔍 · Kohn, Nicola🔍 · Scott, Katie🔍 · Barnes, Katherine🔍 · Edwards, Simon🔍 · Ward, Adrian🔍 · Stavert, Jill🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: June 2019🔍

Issue: 95

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