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This Practice Note covers two forms of court procedure that arise in deprivation of liberty cases:•applications that arise where the lawfulness of the...
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 (MC(A)A 2019) received Royal Assent on 16 May 2019. MC(A)A 2019 amends the Mental...
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