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National deprivation of liberty court: Latest data trends – June 2023

10th August 2023

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

In July 2022 the President of the Family Division launched the national deprivation of liberty court. Based at the Royal Courts of Justice, it deals with all new applications seeking authorisation to deprive children of their liberty under the inherent jurisdiction and will run for a 12-month pilot phase initially. Nuffield Family Justice Observatory was invited to collect and publish data on these applications.

This briefing highlights high-level data trends during the full 12 months of the court pilot.

Read the full article here: Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

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