Mental Capacity Act 2005: Deprivation of liberty safeguards

This code of practice contains guidance on the deprivation of liberty safeguards for professionals involved in administering and delivering the safeguards and for people who are, or could become, subject to the deprivation of liberty safeguards, and for their families, friends and carers, as well as for anyone who believes that someone is being deprived of their liberty unlawfully.