London Borough of Haringey v R (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and others

Mental health – Persons who lack capacity. The Court of Protection held that the first respondent, who had intellectual disabilities, epilepsy and autism, had been deprived of his liberty when the applicant authority had arranged a care plan for him. On the evidence, the deprivation of R's liberty had been directly imputable to the state.

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