Mental capacity law newsletter. 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 122, May 2022)

— "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Fact-finding in relation to coercive and controlling behaviour; habitual residence; and how recent should evidence be for the deprivation of liberty of a child? (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: The Governments to the ‘Moderninsing Lasting Powers of Attorney’ consultation. (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: Balancing privacy and open justice; costs of proceedings; and compliance with practice directions. (4) In the Wider Context Report: Mental Health Act reform; COVID-19 in care homes; and MARSIPAN is replaced. (5) In the Scotland Report: The World Congress; the Scott Review; and more on the PKM Litigation and Guardians’ remuneration."
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