PJV v Assistant Director Adult Social Care Newcastle City Council and another

Compensation – Criminal injuries. The Court of Protection had previously held, in what was agreed to be a matter of general importance, that a deputy or an attorney acting on behalf of an applicant in regard to an award under the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority could accept and finalise such an award on behalf of a patient. The matter returned to court to address certain matters regarding wording of the appointment of a deputy and the terms of the trust.

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