The Court of Protection transparency pilot is to be extended for a further 12 months. The announcement has been made on the Judiciary website.
The pilot commenced in January 2016 but is now expected to run in all regions until August 2017 to allow for the changes to be fully tested. Under the scheme, in a reversal of the pre-pilot procedure, the Court will normally direct that its hearings will be in public and make an anonymity order to protect the people involved
You can read more on the Judiciary website or read our original story here
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