Practice Guidance

Deprivation of liberty of young people: quick guide

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This guide is due to be updated to take account of the implications of the Court of Appeal’s judgment in D (A Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 1695. For more information see Inform Adults’ case summary of that judgment.  Key messages The jurisdiction of the Court of Protection to authorise deprivation of liberty for young people lacking […]

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