MCA 2005 s56

Law as at 1/5/09

Part II contents: 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61

All Parts: I, II, III, Schedules

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Fees and costs: supplementary

56.—(1) Court of Protection Rules may make provision-

(a) as to the way in which, and funds from which, fees and costs are to be paid;
(b) for charging fees and costs upon the estate of the person to whom the proceedings relate;
(c) for the payment of fees and costs within a specified time of the death of the person to whom the proceedings relate or the conclusion of the proceedings.

(2) A charge on the estate of a person created by virtue of subsection (1)(b) does not cause any interest of the person in any property to fail or determine or to be prevented from recommencing.


The Mental Capacity Act 2005 has been fully in force since 1 October 2007. For details of proposed amendments, see Mental Health Act 2007.