Adult Incapacity (Greens Practice Library)

Adult Incapacity (Greens Practice Library)

By: Adrian Ward (author)Hardback

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The needs and vulnerabilities of citizens with disabilities and impairments of capacity present the most direct challenge to the professionalism of lawyers. This text provides a comprehensive and authoratitive guide to the legal issues relating to capacity, with particular reference to the provisions of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

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* Disabilities, capacity and assessment * Professional and practical issues * The Incapacity Act - Introduction and background * The Incapacity Act - General principles and definition of incapacity * Key roles and functions under the Act * Powers of attorney * Other anticipatory techniques * Authority to intromit and transfer * Management of residents' finances * Intervention orders and guardianship - General * Guardianship - Further provisions * Other responsive measures * Trusts and other third party measures * Healthcare decisions and medical research * Constructing decisions

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/04/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780414014725
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9780414014725
  • ISBN10: 0414014723

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