The Re X process goes live
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Administrator
The much-anticipated new procedure for the judicial authorisation of deprivation of liberty in settings outside hospitals and care homes comes into force on 17 November.  The procedure implements the judgments of Sir James Munby P inRe X (1) andRe X (2).  It is set out in the new Part 2 of Practice Direction 10A (Deprivation of Liberty), and is accompanied by a new application form (with annexes), designed exclusively for applying for court-authorised deprivations of liberty.   All the materials are availablehere. The Court of Protection has set up a dedicated team to deal with applications made under the Re X procedure.  The contact details are: Court of Protection P.O. Box 70185 London WC1A 9JA   DX 160013 Kingsway 7 Telephone: 0207 421 8665 Email:COPDOLS/S16@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk

About the author(s)

Description: Alex Ruck Keene - author
Alex Ruck Keene is a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers. He is a leading expert in the field of mental capacity law, appearing in cases involving the...