39 Essex Street, 'Mental Capacity Law Newsletter' (issue 40, December 2013)

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Mental capacity law newsletter "In this issue, we cover an important application under s.21A MCA 2005, a decision (re)affirming the ability of social workers to give evidence as to capacity and a decision as to the discretion of the Court of Protection to make declarations as to capacity. We also highlight developments including a new COP3 form, the move of the Court of Protection, and a new dementia-friendly financial services charter." The cases mentioned in this issue are: Re M (Best Interests: Deprivation of Liberty) [2013] EWHC 3456 (COP), [2013] MHLO 97A Local Authority v SY [2013] EWHC 3485 (COP), [2013] MHLO 96YLA v PM [2013] EWHC 3622 (Fam), [2013] MHLO 114Re P (A Child) [2013] EW Misc 20 (CC), [2013] MHLO 103Re AA [2012] EWHC 4378 (COP), [2012] MHLO 182R v Farooqi [2013] EWCA Crim 1649, [2013] MHLO 108Cuthbertson v Rasouli (2013) SCC 53, [2013] MHLO 109Kirklees MBC 11 004 229 [2013] MHLO 122 (LGO/PHSO). There is also information under the following headings: (a) Lay deputies facing custodial sentence after conviction for theft from compensation fund; (b) Transparency in the Court of Protection; (c) New COP3 published; (d) Costs in s.21A applications round 2; (e) Department of Health response to post-legislative scrutiny of MHA 2007; (f) AM - a BIA/AMHP responds; (g) New Mental Health Tribunal Practice Direction directs specific consideration of whether MCA would be less restrictive; (h) Dementia-friendly financial services charter; (i) Intervention Order integral to successful settlement of Scottish criminal injuries compensation claim after 24 years; (j) Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland recruiting new Chief Executive; (k) Mini call for evidence.



Type: Newsletter🔍

Title: Mental Capacity Law Newsletter

Author: Ruck Keene, Alex🔍 · Butler-Cole, Victoria🔍 · Allen, Neil🔍 · Pratley, Michelle🔍

Organisation: 39 Essex Chambers🔍

Date: December 2013🔍

Issue: 40

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