The property and affairs deputy for the P was seeking authority for buccal cell samples to be taken from the P for the purposes of DNA testing to establish whether or not he was the father of each or any of three individuals. The application was granted.
Application which had been made under the streamlined procedure set out in Part 2 of Practice Direction 11A for authorisation of deprivation of liberty was not the correct procedure in this case.
Application for the P to have fitted an intrauterine contraceptive device at the same time as she undergoes a caesarean section. The application was granted.
Application by the Hospital Trust that it was in the P's best interests to use all reasonable and proportionate measures, including physical restraint, to administer insulin to him. The court made the order sought.
The court agreed with the local authority who had adopted the decision and approach in not seeking to facilitate the P's contact with sex workers either here or abroad.
Several applications were brought by the PG where the common theme across these applications was the expression by the donor, in the Lasting Power of Attorney, of an intention that the appointed attorney use the donor's funds to benefit someone other than the donor.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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