Court of Protection: Practice Directions

The new Practice Directions, and amendments to the Practice Directions, supplementing the Court of Protection Rules 2007 are made by the President of the Court of Protection under the powers delegated to him by the Lord Chief Justice under section 52(3) of the Mental Capacity Act and Schedule 2, Part 1, paragraph 2(2) of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, and are approved by Simon Hughes, Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, by the authority of the Lord Chancellor.