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.
* 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
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