Mr Justice Charles has issued guidance and a revised template order relating to the transparency and Reporting Restrictions Orders.
The revisions follow comments in his judgment of V v ANL  EWCOP 21 following which
"the ad hoc Committee on the COP Rules has considered the amalgamation of the two approaches and as a result has recommended that a further amendment should be made to the Transparency Pilot to achieve the result that it applies to all proceedings in the COP apart from applications for committal."
The revised order:
You can read the full guidance note and download the revised order on the Judiciary website.
The Office of the Public Guardian has published new guidance concerning travel costs that can be claimed by deputies.
It follows amendments to practice direction B to part 19 of the Court of Protection Rules, made in April 2017, that introduced a new provision allowing public authorities and other third sector deputies to claim a fixed amount for travel costs (paragraph 21).
The Guidance sets out the deputies duties, what travel costs might be covered and how to calculate them.
It also makes clear that it is a general guide only, setting out their interpretation of what counts as a reasonable claim: the Court of Protection is the ultimate arbiter.
You can read the Guidance here
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