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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to introduce listeners to the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults 2000. It guides practitioners through the background of the Convention; discusses the status of the Convention; and provides practical advice on the key considerations for practitioners handling capacity cases involving adults with an international element.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the background to the Convention and understand details of the drafting process;
  • Understand the position of the Convention in the UK;
  • Appreciate the relationship between the Convention and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, specifically Schedule 3;
  • Have a strong awareness of the issues which have arisen in relation to foreign powers of attorney and how they can be avoided;
  • Understand the key factors which practitioners should be aware of in capacity cases involving adults with an international element and the actions they should take when handling them.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
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In this CPDcast Alex Ruck Keene from 39 Essex Chambers discusses the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults 2000, including the status of the Convention and the main areas practitioners should be aware of when handling capacity cases involving adults with an international element.

Date Recorded: 15th September 2014

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