National Deprivation of Liberty Court to deal with child cases

A national Deprivation of Liberty Court will deal with all new cases involving children, it has been announced.

The new court, announced by Sir Andrew McFarlane, president of the Family Division, will launch on 4 July in response to an increase in deprivation of liberty applications involving children from 108 to 579 per year since 2018.

Read the full story on this link to Children & Young People Now

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