Delayed (as the phrase goes) by circumstances beyond our control, the January Mental Capacity Report is now out. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Re Y update, a further round in the Re X saga, a briefing note on PJ/MM, the Chief Coroner’s annual report and Manuela […]
Monthly archives for January, 2018
By way of preview for the January Mental Capacity Report, which should be coming out shortly, three reviews of books which have caught my particular attention recently. The first is the most recent (8th) edition of Cretney and Lush on Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney (LexisNexis, £85). Caroline Bielanska has now taken over this […]
The Independent MHA Review surveys of service users and carers are now live, with a closing deadline of 28 February. Please share widely.
In Re KT & Ors  EWCOP 1, Charles J has returned – again – to the vexed question of how Re X applications (now, strictly, COPDOL11 applications) can proceed where there is no-one can properly play the part of Rule 3A (now Rule 1.2(5)) representative. Charles J considered four test cases of the now […]