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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 - Publications

Scottish Government publications relating to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (the 2000 Act). Please click on one of the links to the left or below to find the one you need.

You can download and print these documents. If you would like a printed copy, please call the Scottish Government on 0131 244 3581.

See also the website of the Office of the Public Guardian for Scotland for details of their publications.


These publications take into account the changes made to the 2000 Act by the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.

General Information

Publications that give general information about the 2000 Act, including DVDs, and a guide to applying for guardianship.

General Information Publications

Codes of Practice

Codes of Practice for people authorised to Act under the 2000 Act. Includes codes for attorneys, guardians, persons authorised under intervention orders and local authorities.

Codes of Practice

Other Publications

Other publications about Adults with Incapacity, including versions in other languages and formats, and a guide to communication and assessing capacity.

Other Publications