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The international jurisdiction of the Court of Protection is governed by section 63 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005) and MCA 2005, Sch 3. These provisions broadly mirror the provisions of the Hague Convention XXXV on the International Protection of Vulnerable Adults (the Convention). The UK is a signatory to the Convention although it has only ratified the Convention in relation to Scotland and not in relation to England and Wales. For the purposes of MCA 2005, Scotland is a foreign jurisdiction.
We refer you to the Practice Note: International issues relating to the p
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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
Overlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or otherwise.Examples include the situation where the insured takes the benefit of other insurance arranged by another party or where, in the commercial world, risk
A limited company that proposes to issue redeemable shares must comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006).Why do companies issue redeemable shares?A company may wish to issue redeemable shares so that it has an alternative way to return surplus capital to shareholders without
This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be determined. This doctrine is of relevance when determining whether the courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction to hear a dispute and is applied
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