39 Essex Street, 'Court of Protection update' (issue 12, August 2011)

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Mental capacity law newsletter The cases referred to are: Manchester City Council v G [2011] EWCA Civ 939, P v Independent Print Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 756, and WCC v GS [2011] EWHC 2244 (COP). It also mentions several forthcoming cases: (1) W v M (minimally conscious state); (2) Cheshire v P (application of Article 5(1) to those in care homes who are subject to restraint for their own protection: to be heard by Court of Appeal); (3) Re RK (application of Article 5(1) ECHR to those between 16 and 18: being appealed to Court of Appeal); (4) MIG and MEG (Article 5: possibly to be considered by Supreme Court); (5) Re P (circumstances under which bodily samples including DNA may be taken from P for purposes of determining the parentage of any person); (6) Re P (circumstances in which, and the powers under which, hospitals may detain those without the relevant capacity pending the making of applications for their admission under the Mental Health Act 1983).



Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Court of Protection update

Author: Ruck Keene, Alex🔍 · Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Norris, Josephine🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: August 2011🔍

Issue: 12

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