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What is the procedure to approve an Israeli order for guardianship in the UK? The protected person lives in Israel but the assets are situated in the UK.

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Published on LexisPSL on 27/08/2019

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  • What is the procedure to approve an Israeli order for guardianship in the UK? The protected person lives in Israel but the assets are situated in the UK.

We refer you to Practice Note: International issues relating to the protection of vulnerable adults, which explains that 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 of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults.

The international recognition of foreign protective measures is a complex area but the key points relevant to the scenario in your question are set out below:

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