Adults with incapacity act

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July 8, 2019
adults with incapacity act

The adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 ( the act) was one of the earliest pieces of legislation to be passed by the scottish parliament. It provides a framework for safeguarding the welfare and managing the finances of adults who lack capacity due to mental disorder.

Adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 24 february 2020. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date.

The adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 provides a framework for safeguarding the welfare and managing the finances of adults (people aged 16 or over) who lack capacity due to mental illness, learning disability, dementia or a related condition, or an inability to communicate.

The adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 creates provisions for protecting the welfare of adults who are unable to make decisions for themselves because of a mental disorder or an inability to communicate. It allows other people to make decisions on behalf of these adults about things like arranging services.

Collection of forms and guidance relating to adults with incapacity. Use these forms and guidance to set up or renew a guardianship or intervention order. Use these forms and guidance if you are applying to end a guardianship or intervention order.

The adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 was one of the first substantive pieces of legislation passed by the scottish parliament after it was re-established in 1999. For the first time, scotland had a comprehensive regime to protect the rights of people lacking in capacity.

The adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 provides ways to help safeguard the welfare and finances of people who lack capacity. It protects adults (people aged 16 or over) who lack capacity to take some or all decisions for themselves because of a mental disorder or an inability to communicate.

Adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000, section 15 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 18 february 2020. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.

The adults with incapacity (scotland) act 2000 (awi act) was one of the first pieces of social legislation passed by the scottish parliament.