Case Law

Capacity to use online and social media: Re A [2019] EWCOP 2 and Re B [2019] EWCOP 3

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction These two cases concerned mental capacity and the use of social media and the internet. Specifically, they considered the circumstances in which restrictions should be placed on a disabled person accessing social media and using the internet, as well as wider issues relating to care and contact. Both cases were heard […]

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