Mental capacity law newsletter. 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 130, March 2023)

— "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: fluctuating capacity and emotional dysregulation; (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: the Court of Protection divorce, refreshed deputy standards and relevant legislative developments; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: ‘closed hearings’ guidance and Forced Marriage Protection Orders; (4) In the Wider Context Report: covert medication guidance, an updated litigation capacity certificate, the malign influence of Andrew Wakefield, and changes afoot in Ireland; (5) In the Scotland Report: a Scottish perspective on the Powers of Attorney Bill and implementation of the Scott Report."
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