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The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 Part 1: Guidance for Adult Protection Committees

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Effective from October 2008
ISBN 978 0 7559 7258 6
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Contents

1. Introduction
Main provisions of Part 1
Role of Adult Protection Committees

2. Adult Protection Committee functions
Section 42
Procedures and practice
Information, advice and proposals
Improving skills and knowledge
Co-operation
Authority and accountability
Child Protection Committees and MAPPA
Adult protection Unit
Future functions

3. Membership
Section 43
Convener
Representatives: skills and knowledge
Links with Child Protection Committees and MAPPA

4. Committee procedures
Section 44
Adult Protection Committee procedures

5. Information sharing
Section 45
Agency responsibilities
Good practice in information sharing
Publication of information

6. Reporting
Section 46
Biennial report

Annex: The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

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