653. The qualifying requirements.

(iii)     Qualifying Requirements

653.     The qualifying requirements.

The qualifying requirements for the purpose of the deprivation of liberty provisions are1:

  1.  

    (1)     the age requirement2;

  2.  

    (2)     the mental health requirement3;

  3.  

    (3)     the mental capacity requirement4;

  4.  

    (4)     the best interests requirement5;

  5.  

    (5)     the eligibility requirement6;

  6.  

    (6)     the no refusals requirement7.

In a case where the question of whether a person meets a particular qualifying requirement arises in relation to the giving of a standard authorisation8 and any circumstances