Mental capacity law newsletter. 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 132, June 2023)

— "Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the JCHR has questions for the Government about the delay to the LPS; anorexia and capacity, and Caesarean sections and P-centricity; (2) In the Property and Affairs Report: Hegel and testamentary capacity, and cross-border management of personal injury settlements; (3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: a freeze on freezing injunctions, and ss.48 and 49 MCA under the spotlight; (4) In the Wider Context Report: Mental Health Act reform potential and pitfalls, an update to the Mental Health and Justice Capacity Guide, and food refusal in prison; (5) In the Scotland Report: Issues with powers of attorney – an unprecedented tangle, the Powers of Attorney Bill and Implementation of the Scott Report."
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