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Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland (Paperback) (Nicola Smith & Nairn R. Young)

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Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland is a guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection. This updated text includes a new chapter on financial harm and abuse covering topics such as commercial debt, misspelling products, insurance and loans. This title includes coverage of the Self Directed Support (Scotland) Act 2013 and Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007, Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 including creation of Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) and Care Inspectorate and the principles of the Self Directed Support Act. This title also covers Court Measures of Protection with practical information on preparation for adult protection hearings, drafting applications, addressing sheriffs, use of temporary orders, warrants for arrest and remedies for breach of orders including a new section on contempt of court.
Number of Pages: 232
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Mental Health, General, Family Law / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Nicola Smith & Nairn R. Young
Language: English
Street Date: April 7, 2016
TCIN: 51240286
UPC: 9781780438719
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-1670
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