On 1 December 2017, the new Court of Protection Rules 2017 will be approved by Parliament and will come into force.
Amongst other things, these will implement rules that have been developed through the Case Management Pilot which ended this year.
Practice Direction 3B, consolidates into the practice of the Court the case management pilot approach to case pathways;
Practice Direction 4C, consolidates the transparency pilot into the practice of the Court;
Practice Direction 17C, consolidates the s.17 pilot approach;