Case Law and Legal Summaries
Case Law and Legal Summaries: monthly overview and analysis of selected cases, highlighting implications and recommendations for practice.
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There are four cases this month:
- Re D (A Child) establishes that parents cannot consent to the deprivation of liberty of 16 and 17 year-olds.
- Re Various Lasting Powers of Attorney establishes to what extent a Lasting Power of Attorney can direct that somebody other than the donor benefit from the donor’s funds.
- The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Croydon involved an unsuccessful application under the inherent jurisdiction.
- A Local Authority v JB.
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