Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Proposals for law reform
Published 7 July 2015
The Law Commission has today launched a long-awaited period of consultation regarding Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty which will run until 2 November 2015.
The Commission was tasked with reviewing the law following criticism of current safeguards from professionals, lawyers and parliamentarians. The Government has asked for a draft bill by the end of 2016.