Mental Capacity Report – May 2018

Mental Capacity Report – May 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 May 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: CANH withdrawal on the papers and DOLs statistics;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: variation of trusts and the Court of Protection, and Charles J’s last hurrah;

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: a new President for the Court of Protection and a regionalization update;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: the interim report of the independent MHA review, capacity and housing, covert medication and capacity in the MHT context, and a guest article on autonomy and mental capacity;

(5) In the Scotland Report: an appreciation of the Public Guardian and an update on the AWI consultation;

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