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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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Urgent Use of Protection Orders

Urgent Use of Protection Orders

(p.73) 6 Urgent Use of Protection Orders
A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Bert Calder

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter describes how to use the justice of the peace court system where an adult has to be visited using a warrant or removed an urgent basis, The warrant and removal order are similar to those of a sheriff court but with shorter timescales. These applications are for emergency conditions only probably after court hours or where any delay will harm an adult further. This chapter defines what an urgent application means and how to word the evidence for warrants and removal orders.

Keywords:   justice of the peace, warrant for entry, visit - section 7, removal order

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