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Deprivation of liberty ruling contributing to ‘unprecedented pressure’ on Approved Mental Health Professionals

Original post from Community Care

‘………….by Andy McNicoll

Cheshire West ruling has led to several AMHP teams facing surge in requests for Mental Health Act assessments, report finds… 644 more words


Who Watches Out for the Seafarers and Their Families?

MAREX: By Wendy Laursen 2015-06-22

Article reproduced with express permission.

Maritime writer John Guy recalls the time when he was second mate on a small general cargo ship. 1,254 more words

International Issues

Councils’ failure to make court applications leaving ‘widespread unlawful deprivations of liberty’

Original post from Community Care

‘……………by Andy McNicoll

Councils have made just 1.6% of court applications they feel may be needed to ensure community care placements comply with landmark Supreme Court ruling, Community Care research finds… 2,040 more words


Court of Appeal ruling means streamlined deprivation of liberty process is fatally flawed

Original post from Community Care

‘………….By Ben Troke

Clarity on the law in relation to deprivation of liberty cannot come soon enough in the light of another landmark case, explains Ben Troke of law firm Browne Jacobson… 1,564 more words


Re X - the Court of Appeal pronounces


The vexed question as to whether P needs to be a party to proceedings for authorisation of deprivation of liberty has now been answered, although not in the fashion that we might have expected. 2,301 more words

Case Comments

"I know it when I see it" - deprivation of liberty

Readers will know that I don’t always agree with Mostyn J on issues of deprivation of liberty, but I think that he makes some very powerful points in this case and he makes them well. 3,347 more words

Case Law

New Deprivation of Liberty at Sea guidance

This Guidance, published jointly by Human Rights at Sea (‘HRAS’) and the Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (‘MARSAFENET’) and financed through the European Union COST Action IS1105, is the first independently drafted international document covering Deprivation of Liberty (‘DoL’) by Shipmasters, crew and/or Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (‘PCASP’). 135 more words