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Nottinghamshire County Council v LH (No 2) [2021] EWHC 2593 (Fam)

DOL of child at children's home In response to the High Court's refusal to authorise LH's deprivation of liberty in a psychiatric ward, the local authority proposed to place her in an empty four-bed children's home. Restrictions on her liberty, amounting to deprivation of liberty (e.g. 3:1 escort inside and outside the home), would be imposed because of the risk of self-harm and violence. The judge concluded that it was necessary and proportionate and in LT’s best interests to be deprived of her liberty there, and during her transfer there.

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Date: 28/9/21🔍

Court: High Court (Family Division)🔍

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Published: 5/10/21 10:37

Cached: 2022-05-27 16:11:17