Redbridge London Borough Council v G and others (No 2)

Mental health – Court of Protection. The Court of Protection granted an interim order for an injunction that the first respondent 94 year old who suffered dementia be prohibited from taking part in protests or communicating with the press and that the local authority be permitted to visit the first respondent twice weekly. The court held that, in relation to s 48(b) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the question of the first respondent's discussions or communications with the press was a matter on which it could be invited to exercise its powers.

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