Section 1 – Deprivation of liberty: authorisation of arrangements enabling care and treatment


Section 1 of the 2019 act makes a number of largely technical amendments to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) that are necessary to give legal effect to Schedule AA1 (the Liberty Protection Safeguards). Section 4A of the MCA sets out the provisions which enable a person to deprive any other person of their liberty. […]

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