R v Ligaya Nursing

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Ligaya Nursing
Issue: Whether the offence of wilful neglect contrary to s44 Mental Capacity Act 2005 was adequately certain; how it applied in the case of a person who had capacity in some areas; the impact of decisions to take steps or omit to take steps in a belief that autonomy was thereby being promoted.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   2012/03530D1
Neutral Citation:   [2012] EWCA Crim 2521
Judge(s): Lord Judge CJ, Simon and Wilkie JJ
Date: 30 November 2012