Mental capacity law newsletter. 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 127, November 2022)

— "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: When it is in a person’s best interests to end restraint which is necessary to keep them alive; and removing silos from capacity in substance and procedure. (2) In the Practice and Procedure Report: A plethora of developments around transparency, reporting restrictions and closed hearings. (3) In the Wider Context Report: Morahan in the Court of Appeal; Updated RCN guidance on sex and sexuality in care homes; and the relationship between clinical guidelines and negligence. (4) In the Scotland Report: An imperative to reform mental health law; and the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults."
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