Approval by a Supervisory Body for Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation from a Managing Authority

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Approval by a Supervisory Body for Deprivation of Liberty authorisation from a Managing Authority
Summary

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

It describes the process to be followed by a supervisory body when a managing authority has applied to them for authorisation of a Deprivation of Liberty.

Document last updated
28 July 2022
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