Powers of attorney: Creating the bulletproof LPA

The Public Guardian v RI provides welcome clarity of the criteria for determining capacity for the purposes of s22(2)(a) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Katharine Elliot explains Poole J’s judgment clarifies both the evidence which should be provided to the Court of Protection in determining a s22 MCA 2005 application and the relevant information …
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Cases Referenced

  • Re Collis (2010) unreported, Court of Protection, Senior Judge Lush, 27 October
  • Re K; Re F [1988] 1 All ER 358
  • Re W (Enduring Powers of Attorney) [2000] 3 WLR 45
  • The Public Guardian v RI & ors [2022] EWCOP 22; [2022] WTLR 1133 CoP