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Meta Title :Local authorities and the Court of Protection’s welfare jurisdiction in 2013–14 (£)
Meta Keywords :family law, mental capacity act 2005, deprivation of liberty safeguards, DOLS, welfare proceedings, Cheshire West
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Mar 24, 2015, 03:25 AM
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Lucy Series, Adam Mercer, Katie Mobbs, Abigail
Walbridge, Phil Fennell and Julie Doughty,
Since the Court of
Protection (CoP) was established by the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), local
authorities have increasingly been involved in welfare proceedings relating to
their community care and safeguarding functions, or their role as supervisory
bodies under the MCA deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS).
reports the findings of a survey of local authorities’ involvement in CoP
welfare proceedings during 2013–14. Local authorities in
P (By His Litigation Friend the Official Solicitor) v Cheshire West and
Chester Council and Another; P and Q (By Their Litigation Friend the Official
Solicitor) v Surrey County Council
 UKSC 19,  COPLR 313.