Case Law

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: AJ and A Local Authority [2015]

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Introduction

By Erica Carleton, barrister, 15 Winckley Square, Preston In this case the Court of Protection looked at the role of the local authority when it acted as the supervisory body in a case involving the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. The court considered the obligations imposed on a local authority by Article 5 of the European […]

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