DL v A Local Authority & Others

Mental Capacity Law Cases

DL v A Local Authority & Others


Summary: The Court of Appeal had to decide whether a ‘jurisdictional hinterland’ existed outside the borders of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (‘MCA’) to deal with ‘vulnerable adults’. The assumed… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Undue influence, COP jurisdiction and powers - Interface with inherent jurisdiction Date

V Hackett v CPS & D Hackett


Summary: This case is included not because it is a decision of the Court of Protection, but rather because it represents a very useful summary of the law of undue… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Undue influence Date

D v R (Deputy of S) & S


Summary: In this case, Henderson J had to decide whether a Mr S had capacity to decide whether Chancery proceedings started in his name and on his behalf by his… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs, COP jurisdiction and powers - Experts, COP jurisdiction and powers - Undue influence Date

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