Mental capacity law newsletter. 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 128, December 2022)

— "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Collection of sperm where a person is on the edge of brain death; public protection and deprivations of liberty; and many newly-reported ‘part 2’ judgments tell us what happened next. (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: Lasting Powers of Attorney bill is published; and deprivations of assets. (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: Cross-border placements; and amendments to the Court of Protection Rules. (4) In the Wider Context Report: ‘A gloriously ordinary life’; Crowter in the Court of Appeal; consent to adoption and capacity; prolonged disorders of consciousness; and a Strasbourg update. (5) In the Scotland Report: A new checklist for cross-border placements; a decision to close day centres is reduced; and model laws for advance choices."
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