- Role of COP in criminal compensation cases narrowed
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Private Client analysis: There is no need for a deputy to make an application to the Court of Protection (COP) to finalise an award that the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) decides should be held on trust, the COP has ruled. Philippa Barton, partner at Hodge Jones & Allen reports.
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