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A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007$
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Bert Calder

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781845860820

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.001.0001

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Links With and Differences From Other Legislation

Links With and Differences From Other Legislation

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(p.94) (p.95) 9 Links With and Differences From Other Legislation
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A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
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Bert Calder

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.003.0010

This chapter summaries the main reasons for the ASP Act followed by details of the links and differences between the two major Scottish statues in this field - the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. The contrasts are discussed using the following six headings - main reasons for the ASP Act; principles; investigations, inquires and co-operation; actions following the investigations; who carries out the actions ?; if access is refused - warrants.

Keywords:   ASP Act 2007, AWI Act 2000, MH Act 2003

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