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17 NOV 2014

New Practice Direction on deprivation of liberty comes into force

Jonathan Cailes

Major Works Manager

@JPFamilyLaw

New Practice Direction on deprivation of liberty comes into force
Practice Direction 10AA (Deprivation of Liberty Applications), supplementing the Court of Protection Rules 2007, comes into force today.

The Practice Direction:
  1. addresses the procedure to be followed in applications to the court for orders under section 21A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 relating to a standard or urgent authorisation under Schedule A1 of that Act to deprive a person of his or her liberty; or proceedings (for example, relating to costs or appeals) connected with or consequent upon such applications;
  2. addresses the procedure to be followed in applications under s 16(2)(a) of that Act to authorise deprivation of liberty under section 4A(3) and (4) pursuant to a streamlined procedure; and
  3. makes provision common to applications under both Parts 1 and 2.
Also issued was a Model Re X Order, which is also available to download below.

Click here to download Practice Direction 10AA - Deprivation of Liberty Applications .

Click here to download the Model Re X Order.

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