Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007: code of practice

The purpose of the refresh is to ensure adult support and protection guidance takes account of policy and practice developments since the Act was introduced in

2007, and thus bring the guidance up to date with current legislation and relevant changes in policy and legislation.

Annex A: Links to other legislation and guidance

Adult protection significant case reviews: interim framework

Adult Support and Protection Act 2007.

Adult Support and Protection National Strategic Forum

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

Appropriate adults - guidance for local authorities

ASP Code of Practice (revised)

British Sign Language

Care Inspectorate

Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Data Protection Act 2018

Equality Act 2010

European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

Guidance on Prevent Multi-Agency panels

Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc., and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 (public-task)

Inclusion Scotland

Inclusive-communication and accessible-communication-formats

Learning from Adverse Events (

Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973


Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003

Office of the Public Guardian (Scotland)

Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Royal Society of Speech and Language Therapists

Scotland Act 1998

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013

Supporting disabled children, young people and their families: guidance -

The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 (Support for Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2019

Trauma-informed practice: toolkit - (

UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR)

UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill.

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004



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