Mental Capacity Report – September 2018

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Mental Capacity Report – September 2018


Welcome to the September 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: life-sustaining treatment and the courts, fertility treatment in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – September 2018


In the Scotland Report: disability discrimination and unfavourable treatment, AWI consultation response analysis published, and judicial training as part of increasing access to justice for people with disabilities. Click here… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Wider Context Report – September 2018


In the Wider Context Report: an important decision on disability and challenging behavior, guidance from the LGA, ADASS and RCN, and deprivation of liberty looked at overseas. Click here to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Practice and Procedure Report – September 2018


In the Practice and Procedure Report: a new Vice-President, a case study in poor care planning and its costs consequences, deprivation of liberty of children – the Court of Protection… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Property and Affairs Report – September 2018


In the Property and Affairs Report: inheritance tax planning and the MCA. Click here to download the Property and Affairs report. For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – September 2018


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: life-sustaining treatment and the courts, fertility treatment in extremis and an update on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill. Click here to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Report: Special Report – Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill


In this special report, we set out a series of perspectives on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill in advance of the first day of Committee stage on 5 September. We… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole Date

Mental Capacity Report: End of Term Email – July 2018


Introduction As foreshadowed in our July report, important developments have been taking place in the field of mental capacity, highlighted in this end of term update. The Supreme Court pronounces… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

An NHS Trust and others (Respondents) v Y (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and another (Appellants) (Supreme Court)


Judge: Supreme Court (Lady Hale, President; Mance, Wilson, Hodge and Black SCJJ) Citation: [2018] UKSC 46 Summary Background Ever since the decision of the House of Lords in Bland, it has been recognised… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Fiona Paterson, Victoria Butler-Cole, Catherine Dobson, Annabel Lee Date

Supreme Court to consider power of parents to consent to interventions in relation to teenagers with impaired capacity


The Supreme Court has granted permission to the Official Solicitor to appeal the decision in Re D [2017] EWCA 1695, in which the Court of Appeal held that a person… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

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