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Assessing capacity to enter into sexual relations (B (by her litigation friend, the official receiver) v A local authority)

Assessing capacity to enter into sexual relations (B (by her litigation friend, the official receiver) v A local authority)
Published on: 19 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Private Client analysis: Simon Garlick, barrister at Dere Street Barristers, discusses the findings of the Court in B (by her litigation friend, the official receiver) v A local authority where the Court of Appeal had to consider the way in which decisions as to capacity were undertaken, including the use of guidelines. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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