Mental capacity law newsletter. 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 131, May 2023)

— "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: LPS on the shelf; fluctuating capacity and the interface under the judicial spotlight; (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: the new surety bonds structure and an update on the Powers of Attorney Bill; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: reporting restrictions and the Court of Appeal, and costs in serious medical treatment cases; (4) In the Wider Context Report: DNACPR notices and disability, litigation capacity, the new SCIE MCA database, and Ireland commences the 2015 Act; (5) In the Scotland Report: problems of powers of attorney in different settings and a very difficult Article 5 choice."
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