39 Essex Chambers March Mental Capacity Reports

Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Re Y update, constructing a best interests decision in practice and the JCHR inquiry into DOLS reform;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: Banks v Goodfellow resurgens, trust corporations and appointees under the microscope;

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: Baker J on Charles J and Sir James Munby, children, confinement and judicial authorisation and the problems of litigants in persons;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: the MCA Action day, immigration detention and access to court for those with impaired capacity and international developments of relevance to capacity law reform;

(5) In the Scotland Report: the Scottish Government consultation on the Adults with Incapacity Act, and a round-up of recent relevant case-law.

You can find all of these here, together with our past issues, our case summaries and more.

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