Mental Capacity Report - June 2023

Mental Capacity Report - June 2023Welcome to the June 2023 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the JCHR has questions for the Government about the delay to the LPS; anorexia and capacity, and Caesarean sections and P-centricity;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: Hegel and testamentary capacity, and cross-border management of personal injury settlements;

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: a freeze on freezing injunctions, and ss.48 and 49 MCA under the spotlight;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: Mental Health Act reform potential and pitfalls, an update to the Mental Health and Justice Capacity Guide, and food refusal in prison;

(5) In the Scotland Report: Issues with powers of attorney – an unprecedented tangle, the Powers of Attorney Bill and Implementation of the Scott Report.

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Watch Alex's walkthrough of the Report.

June 2023 Mental Capacity Report walkthrough from Ruck Keene on Vimeo.