Oct 25 ​The Secretary of State for Justice v A Local Authority & Ors [2021...
​Appeal against a decision that care workers would not commit a criminal offence under section 39 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 were they to make the practical arrangements for a 27 year old man to visit a sex worker. Appeal allowed. Hayde...
Oct 25 Calderdale MBC v AB & Ors (Order) [2021] EWCOP 55
​The court had to consider the question of whether the property and affairs deputy was an ‘authorised person’ in respect of the P within the meaning of s32 of the Care Act 2014. The court concluded he was not. Daniel Lumb of Ston...
Oct 12 Dartford And Gravesham NHS Trust v SEB [2021] EWCOP 55
Judgment following an out of hours application by an NHS Trust concerning their plans for managing a woman with a schizoaffective disorder during the birth of her first child. The mother, SEB, is a drug user and has been diagnosed with a schizoaff...
Oct 2 BU, Re [2021] EWCOP 54
Application by a daughter (WU), as representative for other family members, seeking orders that their mother (BU) lacks capacity to make decisions about her contact, restricting contact with another man and for a forced marriage protection order t...
Sep 28 Kambli v The Public Guardian [2021] EWCOP 53
Judgment relating to whether a property and affairs deputy for an individual lacking capacity should be discharged and, if so, who should be appointed in their stead. MBR is a 12-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. Mr Kambli was appointed as propert...
Sep 28 Re PW (Jehovah's Witness: Validity of Advance Decision) [2021] EWCO...
Judgment concerning whether an 80-year-old’s advance decision on receiving a blood transfusion was valid. PW is an 80-year-old woman and a Jehovah’s Witness. Due to a gastric tumour, PW had suffered from internal bleeding which led to ...
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