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Re VE (Deprivation of Liberty) [2016] EWCOP 16
Date:11 MAR 2016
Law Reporter
(Court of Protection, Charles J, 10 March 2016)

Neutral Citation Number: [2015] EWCOP 16

Case Number and initials of P:12755071 (VE)

Date:10 March 2016


IN THE COURT OF PROTECTION
(Sitting in Open Court)


Before

MR JUSTICE CHARLES

IN THE MATTER OF THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005

RE: VE

Conrad Hallin (instructed by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council)
Jason Coppel QC and Rachel Kamm (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for Justice
Bridget Dolan (instructed by the Official Solicitor) for the Official Solicitor
Stephen Broach (instructed by the Law Society’s Legal Services Department) for the Law Society of England and Wales (written submissions only)

Hearing dates: 3 and 4 December 2015 and 13 January 2016

Re VE (Deprivation of Liberty) [2016] EWCOP 16

Approved Judgment