Property and Affairs Report – April 2020

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Property and Affairs Report – April 2020


In the Property and Affairs Report: the Golden Rule in (in)action and the PG’s ‘rapid response’ search facility for NHS and social care staff to access the register of deputies… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – April 2020


In the Practice and Procedure Report: the Court of Protection adapting to COVID-19 and an important decision on the s.48 threshold. Click here for the Practice and Procedure Report. For… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – April 2020


In the Wider Context Report: COVID-19 and the MCA capacity resources, guidance on SEND, social care and the MHA 1983 post the Coronavirus Act 2020, dialysis at the intersection between… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – April 2020


In the Scotland Report: the response of the legal community to AWI law and practice under COVID-19, and an update from the Mental Health Law Review. Click here for the… Read more »

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

Rapid Response Guidance Note: COVID-19 and The Mental Health Act 1983


This Rapid Response Guidance Note relating to COVID-19 and the Mental Health Act is intended to assist those involved in Mental Health Act assessments, in particular patients, nearest relatives, approved… Read more »

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

Coronavirus Act 2020 – Social Care and SEND Guidance Note for England


This note has been written by the 39 Essex Chambers public law team in response to some of the many queries we have had about the implications of the Coronavirus… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Adam Fullwood, Neil Allen, Sian Davies, Alexander Ruck Keene, Steve Broach , Nicola Kohn Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Covid-19, Social Distancing and Mental Capacity


This is the first in what we anticipate will be a series of Rapid Response Guidance Notes relating to COVID-19 and the MCA 2005. An overview of some of the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Sian Davies, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

The COVID-19 pandemic, the Coronavirus Bill and the Mental Capacity Act 2005:


The Coronavirus Bill; Non-Statutory Guidance; Court of Protection Guidance; Commentary and Practical Suggestions The MCA 2005 is designed to safeguard the rights and interests of some of the most vulnerable… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Rosie Eleanor Scott Date

Mental Capacity Report – March 2020


Welcome to the March 2020 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a cautionary tale about re-using material for DoLS… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – March 2020


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a cautionary tale about re-using material for DoLS assessment and capacity complexities in the context of medical treatment. Click here to… Read more »

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

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