Adults with Incapacity Legislation

Adults with Incapacity Legislation

By: Adrian Ward (author)Paperback

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The Adults with Incapacity Act 2000 is to be substantially amended by the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. Part 3 of the 2000 Act (Accounts and Funds) is being completely replaced and further amendments are being made throughout the Act. In addition, this new edition of the Act will take into account amendments made by: *Mental Health (Care and Treatment (Scotland) Act 2003 *Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 *Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 *Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 *Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 The last edition of the Adults with Incapacity Act was published jointly with the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984. Subsequently the law relating to mental health has been replaced by the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. These two Acts will now be published separately. As with the 1st edition, annotations will be supplied by the leading authority on the subject, Adrian D Ward

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Contents: *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: 10/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780414015807
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9780414015807
  • ISBN10: 0414015800

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