Practice Guidance

Deprivation of liberty involving children and young people

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Introduction

Learning points How to recognise when a child accommodated by a local authority is potentially being deprived of their liberty. The legal routes you can take to authorise a deprivation of liberty for a child or young person. When parental consent can be taken into consideration when a situation deprives a child of their liberty. […]

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