740. Court of Protection Rules and practice and procedure generally.

No permission is required for an application to the Court of Protection1 for the exercise of any of its powers under the Mental Capacity Act 2005: (1) by a person who lacks, or is alleged to lack, capacity2; (2) if such a person has not reached 18, by anyone with parental responsibility3 for him4; (3) by the donor or a donee of a lasting power of attorney5 to which the application relates6; (4) by a deputy7 appointed by the court for a person to whom the application relates8; or (5) by a person named in an existing order of the court, if the application relates to the order9. Nor is