COP authorises withdrawal of CANH from woman in MCS

In M v N & Ors [2015] EWCOP 76 (Fam), Hayden J – in a very detailed and thoughtful judgment – has authorised for the first time the withdrawal of CANH from a person in a MCS (although emphasising in so doing that, on the specific facts of the case, that a ‘bright line’ delineation between VS and MCS was largely, perhaps even entirely, artificial).   More to follow in next month’s Mental Capacity Law Newsletter.


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