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Protecting the rights of vulnerable and incapacitous adults – the role of the courts: an example of judicial law making [2014] CFLQ 64
Date:10 MAR 2014
President of the Family Division

Keywords: Inherent jurisdiction – vulnerable adults – mental capacity – Court of Protection – welfare

A historical analysis of the rediscovery – in truth the invention – by the judges of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court in relation to vulnerable and incapacitous adults.

The full version of this article appears in issue 1 of 2014 of Child and Family Law Quarterly.


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