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Categories:
Capacity & Court of Protection
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to outline the cross-border implications of the legal protection of adults. It explains English private international law in the area of capacity of adults prior to 1 October 2007 including issues surrounding jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales and recognition of powers of a foreign curator over immovables and movables in England & Wales. It also outlines the main differences between Hague Convention XXXV (Convention XXXV) and Schedule 3 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered English private international law relating to adult incapacity prior to 1 October 2007;
  • Be aware of the overarching aim of Convention XXXV;
  • Have considered private international law in England & Wales relating to adult incapacity under Schedule 3 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 post 30 September 2007;
  • Understand the main differences between Convention XXXV and the Mental Capacity Act 2005;
  • Have considered some weaknesses of Convention XXXV;
  • Understand English private international law relating to statutory wills.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:

In this podcast Richard Frimston from Russell-Cooke solicitors outlines the cross-border implications of the legal protection of adults. He examines English private international law prior to 1 October 2007 and sets out the overarching aim of Convention XXXV.

Date Recorded: 18th March 2013

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