Corporate report

Review of deputy supervision: Public Guardian's report to Parliament

How the Office of the Public Guardian can supervise and support court-appointed deputies to improve how it protects people without capacity.


Fundamental review of the supervision of court-appointed deputies by the Public Guardian

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice announced in October 2012 that the Public Guardian would begin a fundamental review of deputy supervision.

Deputies are:

  • appointed by the Court of Protection to protect people who lack mental capacity
  • supervised by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG)

This report is to:

  • inform Parliament of the findings of the review
  • explain what OPG will do as a result
Published 18 December 2014
Last updated 17 November 2016 + show all updates
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