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Application to a Supervisory Body by a Managing Authority Requesting a Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation

This procedure provides advice and guidance to managing authorities regarding authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty as described in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the associated Code of Practice.

This procedure describes the process by which managing authorities:

  • Grant urgent authorisation for Deprivation Of Liberty.
  • Apply to a supervisory body for Standard Authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty.

Application to a Supervisory Body by a Managing Authority Requesting a Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation (270kb pdf)

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