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Continuing and welfare attorneys: code of practice

Guidance for people who grant powers of attorney, or people who are appointed as attorneys under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

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Footnotes

1. Scottish Executive (2004) Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act Learning from Experience

2. www.dwp.gov.uk

3. Patrick H. (2006) Mental Health, Incapacity and the Law in Scotland. Tottel

4. The local authority has power to make Self-Directed Support payments to enable the welfare attorney or welfare guardian to arrange and pay for services of his/her choice based on a formal needs assessment.

5. Rights, Risks and Limits to Freedom' (2006), 'Safe to Wander' (2007) and 'Covert Medication – a legal and practical guide' (2006)

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