Practice Guidance

Deprivation of liberty of young people: quick guide

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This quick 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 Children’s case summary of that judgment.  Key messages The jurisdiction of the Court of Protection to authorise deprivation of liberty for young […]

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