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The Practice Note: International issues relating to the protection of vulnerable adults explains that the UK is a signatory to the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults signed at the Hague on 13 January 2002 although it has only ratified the Convention in relation to Scotland (and not England and Wales).
The jurisdiction of the Court of Protection is governed by Schedule 3 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005), so cross-border issues affecting England and Wales need to be considered by reference to the unilateral set of rules (which broadly mirror the Hague Convention) contained in MCA 2005, Sch 3, Pt 2, para 7 which sets out the territorial extent of the Court of Protection’s jurisdiction.
The Hague Convention and MCA 2005, Sch 3 only apply to per
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BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on e-money requirements, see Practice Note: Impact of Brexit: Payment services and electronic money directives—quick
Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a director or to reimbursement of expenses incurred in rendering such services. Power to pay directors remuneration for their services will need to be
This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
The right to notice means a right for the employee to remain in employment for the period of notice, not simply to be paid for it. An employer will therefore often include in the contract an express right to make a payment in lieu of notice ('PILON') as an alternative to giving notice, to ensure
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