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Adults with Incapacity Act (Scotland): Part 2

In the first part of our blog series on the Adults with Incapacity Act (Scotland), we examined the background of the Act, and how it applies the terms ‘adult’ and ‘incapacity’ in context. In this week’s blog, we consider some of the AWI’s guiding principles, alongside the assessment process, and how it differs from the Mental Capacity Act as it applies south of the border.