741. Practice directions.

741.     Practice directions.

Directions as to the practice and procedure of the Court of Protection1 may be made2. The Lord Chief Justice may nominate the President of the Court of Protection or a judicial office holder3 to carry out his functions under these provisions4.

Practice Directions have been made in relation to the following:

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    (1)     circumstances in which an authorised court officer is able to exercise the jurisdiction of the court5;

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    (2)     general provisions relating to court documents6;

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    (3)     documents to be verified by a statement of truth7;

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    (4)     service by document exchange8;

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    (5)     notification9