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.