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David Hewitt - The Nearest Relative Handbook - 9781843109716 - V9781843109716
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The Nearest Relative Handbook

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Description for The Nearest Relative Handbook Paperback. This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she might be displaced. It also contains a wealth of new case examples and illustrative scenarios, providing a succinct discussion of each significant case and incorporating all the very latest changes to the Mental Health Act. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: LNTM1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 158 x 14. Weight in Grams: 294.

When a person is subject to the Mental Health Act, many of his or her principal rights are taken away. It is the function of the nearest relative to compensate for that loss.

This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she might be displaced. It also contains a wealth of new case examples and illustrative scenarios, providing a succinct discussion of each significant case and incorporating all the very latest changes to the Mental Health Act.

The Nearest Relative Handbook will be an invaluable ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843109716
SKU
V9781843109716
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About David Hewitt
David Hewitt is a solicitor and a partner in Weightmans LLP. He was a member of the Mental Health Act Commission for nine years and now holds visiting fellowships at Northumbria University and Lincoln University. He is a President of Mental Health Review Tribunals and sits on the editorial board of The Journal of Mental Health Law. He appeared as ... Read more

Reviews for The Nearest Relative Handbook
Praise for the first edition: 'An excellent, comprehensive and thoughtful guide to the rights, powers, and duties of nearest relatives under the Mental Health Act. This is the definitive work on the subject.'
Phil Fennell, Professor of Law, Cardiff Law School This intelligent and comprehensive analysis is a welcome addition to the currently scant literature in this area. ... Read more

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