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Mental Capacity: Law and Practice Fourth edition

Mental Capacity: Law and Practice provides an authoritative commentary, highlighting areas of potential difficulty and offering practical guidance on the challenges that the legislation poses.
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Why should you buy Mental Capacity: Law and Practice


This new edition has been comprehensively revised by a team of experienced contributors to provide coverage of all the latest developments in legislation, procedure and case law, including:

  • The reissued Court of Protection Rules (and accompanying Practice Directions) which took effect in December 2017.
  • The Law Commission Recommendations on Deprivation of Liberty
  • A completely new chapter on the important topic of Representation and Participation of P
  • An extensively updated chapter on the International Protection of Adults, with the addition of a new section on ?Ordinary Residence?

Mental Capacity: Law and Practice provides an authoritative commentary, highlighting areas of potential difficulty and offering practical guidance on the challenges that the legislation poses. This book is essential reading for all private client lawyers, chancery practitioners, non-contentious lawyers, local authorities and healthcare professionals.

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Table of contents

Dedication 
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Contributors
Abbreviations
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of European Material
Table of Cases

Introduction and overview
The Mental Capacity Jurisdiction
Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney
Deputyship
Gifts, Statutory Wills and Settlements
Health Care and Welfare, Advance Decisions and Research
Deprivation of Liberty
Court Practice and Procedure
The Public Guardian, Official Solicitor and Other Supporting Services
Representation and Participation of P
The Margins of the MCA
International Protection of Adults
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Appendix


Contributors: James Beck, Senior Solicitor, Office of the Official Solicitor and Public Trustee; Annabel Lee, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers; Claire van Overdijk, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers; LLM teaching fellow, Faculty of Laws, University College London; Alex Ruck Keene, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, Honorary Research Lecturer at the University of Manchester, Wellcome Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at Kings College London; Dr Lucy Series, Research Associate, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University; Martin Terrell, Partner, Warners Solicitors; Adrian D Ward MBE, Enrolled solicitor, Expert Adviser, Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law, Edinburgh, Napier University; Research Affiliate, Essex Autonomy Project.

Past Contributors: Penny Letts, OBE, Policy Consultant, former editor of the Elder Law Journal; Laurence Oates, Official Solicitor to the Supreme Court 1999–2006.