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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) case law sheet * NEW EDITION* December 2023

A new edition (December) of our popular DoLS case law sheet is now available. It provides a comprehensive guide to the key case law involving DoLS and is presented thematically to cover issues including:

- Conditions

- Covert medication

- MHA and DoLS interface

- Best interests assessment

- Short term restrictions

- Harm to others and DoLS

- The relevant persons representative

- Appeals (Section 21A applications)

- Assistive technology and DoLS


All case law references are web linked to the full court judgment.

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