Application by a professional deputy to continue as deputy for many Patients and to be remunerated according to existing ACO orders. Charles J ordered that the COP review all of the orders and that the existing ones be set aside.
This case concerned the level of remuneration charged by a professional deputy to the Patients. Authorised Court Officer (ACO) orders had been made by the COP authorising him to charge certain sums for his services. Charles J found that the ACO orders were flawed and as such should be reviewed. The COP had to bear responsibility for the flaws and review the orders to ensure that his remuneration was dealt with properly in each case.
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