Mental capacity and mental health acts part 3: deprivation of liberty.


Following the introduction of the deprivation of liberty safeguards, the courts initially insisted that a deprivation of liberty for the treatment of a mental disorder was authorised under a section of the Mental Health Act 1983 as it had primacy in matters concerning mental disorder (GJ v The Foundation Trust [2009]). The courts later refined that approach… (More)
DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2014.23.18.998


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