Seminar Paper – Medical Treatment Decisions and Incapable Persons (April 2006, Nicola Greaney)

Seminar Paper – Medical Treatment Decisions and Incapable Persons (April 2006, Nicola Greaney)


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This paper was originally presented at a seminar in Chambers in April 2006.

“The subject of medical treatment decisions taken on behalf of those lacking capacity is a large one. This talk discusses the inherent jurisdiction of the Family Division of the High Court to make declarations as regards the best interests of those lacking capacity to make those decisions. Its aim is to provide a brief summary of the general principles governing these cases and to look at some recent case law developments about the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment…”


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