Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Without Notice Hearings Before The Court Of Protection - November 2017

This purpose of this guidance note is to outline the core obligations identified in the case-law relating to ex parte (without notice) applications. It is designed above all for legal representatives appearing before the Court of Protection, but will have relevance for those who are instructing them and social workers and medical professionals who are preparing evidence to put before the court on such hearings

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