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Deprivation of liberty court procedureThis Practice Note covers two forms of court procedure that arise in deprivation of liberty cases:•applications...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Ruck Keene of 39 Essex Chambers 5th Jun
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Can a financial affairs deputy act as a Rule 3A representative in a deprivation of liberty application in the Court of Protection?Deprivation of...
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Private deprivations of libertyFORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 (MC(A)A 2019) received Royal Assent on 16 May 2019. MC(A)A...
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