Deprivation of Liberty and 16 and 17 year olds

This page offers information on the Deprivation of Liberty regarding 16 and 17 year olds.

This helpful practice guidance aims to help professionals identify when a deprivation of liberty may be occurring in the context of a 16 or 17-year-old and to provide key pointers as to what should happen at that stage.

Practice Guidance on Deprivation of Liberty and 16-17 year olds