Mental Capacity Report – July 2018

Mental Capacity Report – July 2018

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole KC, Alex Ruck Keene KC (Hon), Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Welcome to the July 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an appreciation of Alastair Pitblado, the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights considers DoLS reform and fluctuating capacity;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: the OPG mediation pilot

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: court fees reductions and when to join;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: Lady Hale on Cheshire West and the CRPD, Parliamentary debates and developments and a major Council of Europe report on attorneys and advance directives;

(5) In the Scotland Report: AWI consultation responses and Sandra McDonald reflects on her time as Public Guardian;

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