Adult Incapacity by Adrian Ward | WHSmith Books
Adult Incapacity

Adult Incapacity

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* constructing

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780414014725
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9780414014725
  • ISBN10: 0414014723

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