Judge: Her Honour Judge Hilder
Citation:  EWCOP 36
In this case the court considered an application by a trust corporation which was a registered charity (Allied Services Trust), a company limited by guarantee, to be appointed the deputy for property and affairs of an incapacitated person.
The court approved the application after satisfying itself that adequate insurance arrangements were in place and considering whether or not regulation by the Charity Commission was a sufficient safeguard (and deciding it was).
The court went on to set out the procedure to be followed in such cases (similar to trust corporations linked to legal practices). They include declarations/undertakings (to be filed as an additional page to the COP4 filed with the application) that:
Some additional documents should also be filed with the application:
(A copy of the insurance policy need not be filed with the application, but must be lodged with the Public Guardian on application.)