So far 275 cases have been added to the database, out of 2099 total cases on the website. To see the full list of cases go to the Mental health case law page.
The relevant pages (and summaries) are displayed at the bottom of this page.
Choose a table:
- Cases (275)
- Contact (253)
- Events (365)
- Jobs (61)
- Legislation (131)
- News (518)
- Resources (355)
- All pages (9065)
Use the filters below to narrow your results.
Showing below up to 1 result in range #1 to #1.
|Public Guardian v DA (2018) EWCOP 26||
LPA wording - euthanasia and multiple attorneys
"This judgment concerns two test cases brought by the Public Guardian, by applications made under s.23 and Schedule 1 paragraph 11 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, regarding the validity of words in lasting powers of attorney ('LPAs'). The first concerns words relating to euthanasia or assisted suicide, whereas the second concerns words as to the appointment of multiple attorneys. Although the substance of the issues to which the words are directed is very different in the two cases, there is considerable overlap in the legal argument, the active parties were the same in the two sets of proceedings (the Public Guardian and the Official Solicitor) represented by the same counsel, and it is convenient to consider both cases in one judgment."