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Mental health: review of deaths in custody of mentally ill

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2012

Scotland Yard has launched a review, chaired by Lord Adebowale, the Chief Executive of the charity Turning Point, of cases in which people with a mental illness have died or been seriously hurt whilst in police custody

Court of Appeal decision sets out the current position in relation to damages for unlawful detention

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 13 2012

The recent Court of Appeal decision in R (on the application of Dritan Krasniqi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department sets out the current position in relation to damages for unlawful detention

RB and Lancashire Care Foundation Trust

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 17 2012

This Court of Appeal decision, handed down on 20 December 20111, relates to the Secretary of State’s appeal against the decision of the Upper Tribunal to order (pursuant to section 73 Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) the conditional discharge of patient RB into the community to reside in a care home, despite the conditions amounting to a deprivation of liberty

RK - another deprivation of liberty case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 30 November 2011 in relation to RK, a disabled child accommodated in a care home by the local authority

Risk of suicide does not necessarily make extradition oppressive under the Extradition Act

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2011

The case of R (on the application of Ian Griffin) v City Of Westminster Magistrates' Court and Tribunal De Grande Instance France (interested party) concerned Mr G’s extradition, as he was charged with murder in France

Family Proceedings Rules 2010

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 7 2011

The Family Procedure Rules 2010 are in force from 6 April 2011

Reporting the death of a person subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2011

There is no statutory requirement for the Registrar of Births and Deaths to refer the deaths of those who are subject to a DOLs authorisation to the coroner

New family proceedings rules

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2011

On 6 April 2011, the new Family Procedure Rules 2010 will come into force

The number of Deprivation of Liberty authorisations increases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2011

New statistics released by the Department of Health (DH) reveal that, on the basis of a quarterly analysis from 1 July 2010 to 30 September 2010, the number of authorisations given in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs) has increased by 1,681 compared to the same quarter in 2009

The Munro Review of Child Protection: Interim Report, The Child’s Journey

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2011

The second report of Professor Munro's independent child protection review was published on 1 February 2011