This appeal overturns Keehan J’s decision that whilst a parent could consent to a foster care arrangement that involves a restriction of liberty for a child under 16 (which thus means that it does not require either Secure Accommodation or court authorisation), they cannot do so for a child aged 16-17 and 363 days. 1,866 more words
Tags » Deprivation Of Liberty
Can a family member or care worker be appointed as a Representative or Litigation Friend if they are partly responsible for constituting a Deprivation of Liberty?
SCC v MSA & Another (2017) EWCOP 18
This case looked at the issues of where a Protected Party’s mother should act as his Rule 3A representative, in light of the fact that she was the person responsible for implementing a restrictive care regime that constituted a deprivation of liberty. 900 more words
12 October 2017
HUMAN RIGHTS AT SEA PUBLISHES NEW FAMILY IMPACT STATEMENT FROM THE FAMILIES OF THE CHENNAI 6
It is exactly four years to the day since 35 men (including the Chennai 6 – all ex UK servicemen) being the crew and maritime security operators on board the patrol vessel the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, were detained in India (12 October 2013). 434 more words
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), the framework which provides authorisation of restrictions of an individual’s freedom, look set to be repealed and replaced by a new scheme called the ‘Liberty Protection Safeguards’. 450 more words
The Local Authority made an Application for permission to deprive the Protected Party (a minor) where there was no secure accommodation available.
The Protected Party was a 13 year old child and had a background of very serious uncontrollable behaviour which had resulted in damage to himself and others. 558 more words
Immediate – 5 September 2017
CHENNAI 6 AWARENESS FILM & FAMILY IMPACT STATEMENT RELEASED
Human Rights at Sea continues to support the case of the crew of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, including the British maritime security guards who were detained on 12th October 2013 in the Indian Port of Tuticorin for possession of illegal arms and environmental pollution. 414 more words
Supporting SAR NGOs with Voluntary Guidance for use at Sea
Human Rights at Sea has been assisting one of its Support Entities, the charitable Foundation Hope Not Hate, to produce new voluntary guidance materials for search and rescue NGOs operating in the Mediterranean under potential threat by Far Rights activists whose intention is to hinder migrant rescue missions off the Libyan coast through direct action at sea. 413 more words