The Court of Protection1 has the power to make decisions and appoint deputies2 in respect of a person lacking capacity3 ('P') in relation to the settlement of any of P's property, whether for P's benefit or for the benefit of others4. If provision is made for the settlement of any property of P or the exercise of a power vested in him of appointing trustees or retiring from a trust, the court may also make as respects the property settled or the trust property such consequential vesting or other orders
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