The Court of Protection1 has jurisdiction where an adult (1) is habitually resident in England and Wales; (2) has property in England and Wales; (3) is present in England or Wales or has property there, if the case is urgent; (4) is present in England and Wales if a temporary protective measure is proposed2. In certain circumstances the court may also exercise its functions under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to a British citizen or where the Lord Chancellor has agreed to a request to take protective measures in relation to a person or that person's property
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