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The court’s inherent jurisdiction: involvement in decisions of mentally capacitous, but vulnerable, individuals

By Leon Glenister in Court of Protection

Leon Glenister recently worked on a Court of Protection case concerning the inherent jurisdiction of the Court over an adult with capacity Until the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (‘MCA’), the Court used its inherent jurisdiction to make decisions on behalf of mentally incapacitated individuals. The MCA was enacted to provide a regime for the court [...]