The Thirty Nine Essex Street Mental Capacity Law Newsletters are now out. Highlights this month include:
(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: A difficult case on the line between the MHA/the MCA, safeguarding gone wrong, and updates on post-Cheshire West developments;
(2) In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: cases on deputies, undue influence and the COP and the duty of attorneys in continuing healthcare disputes;
(3) In the Practice and Procedure Newsletter: a focus on different aspects of access by the media to the court;
(4) In the Capacity outside the COP Newsletter: an update on DNACPR notices, a case on charging in relation to monies managed by a Deputy, and updates on the Government’s response to the House of Lords Select Committee’s post legislative scrutiny of the MCA 2005;
(5) In the Scotland Newsletter: an update on the legal consequences of delaying reporting by MHOs in welfare guardianship applications, a case on the proper duration of guardianship and an update on the Mental Health Bill.