The October 2017 Mental Capacity Reports are now out. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: serious medical treatment cases and the involvement of the CoP, family members and Rule 3A and DoLS before the European Court of Human Rights; (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: financial […]
Monthly archives for October, 2017
In LB Wandsworth v M & Ors  EWHC 2435 (Fam), Hayden J was faced with a significant problem in relation to a child about to turn 18. The solution that he adopted, unfortunately, both casts unhelpful doubt upon a central plank of the Court of Protection’s jurisdiction and highlights, again, just how unsatisfactory the […]
The decision in R (Conway) v Secretary of State for Justice  EWHC 2447 (Admin) is now available here.
The MCA 2005 came fully into force 10 years ago today, on 1 October 2007. Entirely understandably given the day of the week its birthday fell, celebrations for it have been underway over the course of the past week (see #MCA10 on Twitter for the excellent PSW-led day of virtual and real events). To mark the decade of […]