A consultation paper seeks views on proposals to:

  • Reduce the fee for registering lasting powers of attorney (LPA) from £150 to £120
  • Redesign the LPA form & guidance notes to make them clearer
  • Introduce a new level of supervision of court-appointed deputies

The consultation paper can be viewed at

http://www.justice.gov.uk/docs/reviewing-mental-capacity-act.pdf

The consultation closes on 15.01.09.

Ministry of Justice 23.10.08.