Deprivation of liberty and 16-17 year olds – practice guidance

With huge thanks to Research in Practice for making this freely available, Camilla Parker and I have written practice guidance to help professionals identify when a deprivation of liberty may be occurring in the context of a 16 or 17-year-old, in particular in light of the Supreme Court decision in Re D in 2019, and to provide key pointers as to what should happen at that stage. The guidance can be found here.

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