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Implementation of Liberty Protection Safeguards

A statement has been released which provides an update on the implementation of Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS). The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019, which received Royal Assent in May 2019, introduced LPS to replace Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).
LPS was due to come into force on 1 October 2020, however this has been moved to April 2022.