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Case Law Summaries are a new monthly resource providing an overview and analysis of selected cases, highlighting implications and recommendations for practice. We will also report on new legal guidance as it is published. The first edition of this new resource is open access.
Adapted from guidance by 39 Essex Chambers.
This refers to the new, more person-centred fact finding form to be used for applications to the Court of Protection for:
authorisation to deprive people of their liberty
to give necessary care or treatment
in settings such as su
Link to BAILII: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2016/37.html
Summary: Court of Protection Hub
Dates: Hearing date: 11 November 2015. Judgement date: 6 July 2016
Case synopsis: Covert medication – what protections are there for the person receiving it?
The intention here is to strengthen the rights of people who lack mental capacity in a situation where others are making decisions for or about them, or may contemplate doing so. There are also moves to ensure that the requirements of the Convention on the Rights of Per
Case Law and Legal Summaries: monthly overview and analysis of selected cases, highlighting implications and recommendations for practice.
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Date: 18th April 2018
Synopsis: It was in P’s best interests to continue with a previously-inserted IUD, not to be told of this contraceptive, and not to currently have steps taken to facilitate a sexual relationship with her