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Latest statistics show 50% annual increase in orders made under the Mental Capacity Act [2005].

The Family Court statistics bulletin relating to the final quarter of 2017 has been published, providing an overview and insight into the data relating to Court of Protection applications and orders for the year. 304 more words

Court Of Protection

Third person charged over alleged random gunpoint abduction of Gold Coast nurse

Brisbane Times Toby Crockford 21 March 2018

A third person has been charged over the abduction and assault of a Gold Coast nurse last year. 85 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Unlawful wounding charges, Spring Hill

QPS News 18 March 2018

Detectives have charged a man following the alleged stabbing of another man in Spring Hill today.

It will be alleged around 1pm a 22-year-old Spring Hill man was at another man’s residence in Gregory Terrace at Spring Hill where he has been held against his will and stabbed a number of times in both legs. 61 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Law Commission Deprivation of Liberty report – the Government responds

The Government published its response to the Law Commission’s Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty report on 14 March.  The headline is that the Government “ 124 more words

Deprivation Of Liberty

It isn’t over yet for Theresa May – but her time is nearly up . . .

It seems that 40 MPs have written to the chair of the Conservative 1922 committee, Graham Brady,  

If another eight write to him, it will trigger a leadership election in the Conservative Party. 139 more words


Deckchairs on the legal Titanic? The Re X saga continues

In Re KT & Ors EWCOP 1, Charles J has returned – again – to the vexed question of how Re X applications (now, strictly, … 1,419 more words