W Green & Son Adult Incapacity The needs and vulnerabilities of citizens with disabilities and impairments of capacity present the .. Product #: 9780414014725 Regular price: $112.00 $112.00

Adult Incapacity

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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

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.

Publisher: W Green & Son
ISBN: 9780414014725
Author(s) Ward, A
Edition 1
Format Pb
Publication Date 01/04/2003