Mental health – Court of Protection. The Court of Protection held that having regard to sch 3 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and r 3A Court of Protection Rules 2007, SI No 1744/07, what was necessary to secure the rights of a patient effectively transferred from the Irish health care system to the United Kingdom system, was to seek clarification from the Irish Court into whether the patient needed to be made a party to the proceedings.