Consultation on the deprivation of liberty safeguards code of practice and regulations
Status: Closed - with response
Open date: 10 September 2007
Close date: 02 December 2007
Responses published: 09 June 2008
This consultation document seeks views on a code of practice and supporting secondary legislation following the introduction of deprivation of liberty safeguards into the Mental Capacity Act 2005 by the Mental Health Act 2007.
Documents for consultation are below:
This post-consultation report, published jointly by the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Health, covers the background to the report, a summary of the responses to the report and our conclusions on the consultation.
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