Edinburgh University Press Guide to the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 This is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 200.. Product #: 9781845860820 Regular price: $20.99 $20.99

Guide to the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

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This is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007, written primarily for social workers but also invaluable to solicitors, advocates and other professionals who work within the legislative guidelines. The main concepts in the Act are discussed both separately and in relation to how they interact with each other and with other legislation in the field. The law is explained and applied in illustrative cases.

Contents:

  • Key Concepts in the Act
  • Council Duties and Powers
  • Assessment Orders
  • Removal Orders
  • Banning Orders
  • Urgent Use of Protection Orders - Justice of the Peace System
  • Protection Orders - Guidance on Court Procedures
  • 2007 Act, Part II (Adults with Incapacity)
  • Links with and Differences from other Legislation
  • Appendix 1 - Glossary
  • Appendix 2 - Letters and Information Sheets on the Act
  • Appendix 3 - Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 - Application Orders
  • Index
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9781845860820
Author(s) Calder, B
Edition 1
Format Pb
Publication Date 30/04/2010