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The International Protection of Adults

Richard Frimston, Alexander Ruck Keene, Claire Van Overdijk, and Adrian D Ward


Increasing numbers of people have connections with one country, but live and work in another, frequently owning property or investments in several countries. People with lifelong or subsequently developed impairments of capacity move cross-border or have property or family interests or connections spread across different jurisdictions. This new work fills a gap in a specialist market for a detailed work advising lawyers on all the considerations in these situations. The book provides a clear, comprehensive, and unique overview of all relevant capacity and private international law issues, and ... More

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198727255
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/9780198727255.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Frimston, editor

Alexander Ruck Keene, editor

Claire Van Overdijk, editor

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Part I Overview Chapters

1 Fundamental Definitions

Alex Ruck Keene

Part II The Cross-Border Protection of Adults: Hague 35

7 Hague 35

Alex Ruck Keene

8 Hague 35

Alex Ruck Keene

9 Hague 35

Alex Ruck Keene

10 Hague 35

Alex Ruck Keene

Part III Existing Law in Various Jurisdictions

Part III(A) United Kingdom, Ireland, Other British Islands

11 England and Wales

Claire van Overdijk

12 Scotland

Adrian Ward

13 Northern Ireland

Michael Graham

14 Ireland

Patricia Rickard-Clarke

15 Isle of Man

John Rimmer

16 Jersey

Donna Withers and Carl Parslow

Part III (B) Hague 35 States

17 Austria

Alice Perscha and Richard Frimston

18 Czech Republic

Josef Mrazek and Adrian Ward

19 Estonia

Merle Haruoja, Kristi Rekand, and Adrian Ward

20 Finland

Markku Hellin and Claire van Overdijk

21 France

Patrick Delas and Richard Frimston

22 Germany

Volker Lipp and Adrian Ward

23 Switzerland

Regina Aebi-Müller, Melissa Magliana, and Adrian Ward

Part III (C) Non-Hague 35 States

25 Australia—New South Wales

Richard Frimston and Chris Young

26 Australia—Victoria

Alex Ruck Keene and Mary Sealy

27 Belgium

Claire van Overdijk and Walter Pintens

28 Brazil

Adrian Ward, Marcia Araujo Sabino de Freitas, Henrique Moraes Prata, and Fabr�cio Bertini Pasquot Polido

29 Canada—Alberta

Claire van Overdijk and Barb Martini

31 Canada—Nova Scotia

Alex Ruck Keene and QC Alison Scott Butler

32 Canada—Ontario

Alex Ruck Keene and Jaël Marques de Souza

33 Canada—Saskatchewan

Adrian Ward and Kruzeniski Ron

34 People’s Republic of China

Richard Frimston, Wang Hao, and Mang Tian

35 Croatia

Ward Adrian and Klaric Ivana Milas

36 Denmark

Claire van Overdijk and Susanne Borch

37 Greece

Overdijk Claire Van, Maria Mousmouti, and Haris Meidanis

39 Iceland

Adrian Ward and Kristin Benediktsdottir

40 Italy

Alex Ruck Keene and Montana Christian

41 Japan

Adrian Ward, Fumie Suga, and Satoshi Hashimoto

42 Malta

Richard Frimston, Overdijk Claire, and Annalise Micallef

43 Netherlands

Richard Frimston, Chanien Engelbertink, and Anneke Vrenegoor

44 New Zealand

Adrian Ward and Gledhill Kris

45 Norway

Alex Ruck Keene and Katrine Kjærheim Fredwall

46 Portugal

Richard Frimston, Paula Távora Vítor, and Geraldo Rocha Ribeiro

47 Russia

Adrian Ward and Dmitri Bartenev

48 Singapore

Claire van Overdijk and Terence Seah

49 Spain

Richard Frimston, Maria de los Reyes S�nchez Moreno, and Juan Delgado Galindo

50 Sweden

Richard Frimston and Torbjörn Odlöw

51 Turkey

Claire van Overdijk, Hüseyin Hatemi, and Gizem Alper

52 USA—California

Alex Ruck Keene and Bette Epstein

Part IV Case Studies

53 Case Studies

Claire van Overdijk, Julia Abrey, Alison Regan, Adrian Ward, and Alex Ruck Keene