July Mental Capacity Law Newsletters now out

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.

You can find the full screen-friendly version of the newsletter here.  And the full print-friendly version of the newsletter here.

Happy reading!

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