A protected party1 must have a litigation friend2 to conduct proceedings on his behalf3.
A person may not, without the permission of the court, make an application against a protected person before proceedings have started or take any step in proceedings (except issuing and serving a claim form or applying for the appointment of a litigation friend4) until the protected party has a litigation friend5. If during proceedings a party lacks capacity to continue to conduct proceedings, no party may take any further step in the proceedings without the permission of the court until the protected party has a litigation
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