Court of Protection Practice 2017
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The Court of Protection Practice retains its well-established format as the leading court reference work governing this fast-developing jurisdiction, with a status akin to its sister publication The Red Book. This new edition has been further enhanced and updated throughout, thus ensuring that practitioners have all the latest developments at their fingertips.
Part I - Narrative chapters: Chapter 1 (Background): Significantly updated to make greater reference to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its implications. This Chapter also now includes sections on NHS health care and the role it plays in offering services for older/infirm people; civil partnerships and same sex marriage; Chapter 2 (Mental Capacity Jurisdiction): Re-written to reflect the latest legal developments; Chapter 3 (Lasting Powers of Attorney): Significantly updated commentary in respect of enduring and lasting powers of attorney; Chapter 4 (Deputyship for Property and Affairs): A completely new chapter relating to the appointment of a deputy; Chapter 7: (Deprivation of Liberty): Re-structured to include further discussion of court practice and procedure in deprivation of liberty cases
Part II - Procedural Guides: New Guide on applications to remove deputies now included
Part VII - Forms: New form DoL10 for Re X applications
Part VIII - Precedents: New precedents - Order: Case Management Pilot: Property and Affairs Pathway; Order: Case Management Pilot: Health and Welfare Pathway; Order in a hoarding case
Part IX - Cases: Fully updated to include latest case-law