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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Mental Health, Incapacity and the Law in Scotland 2nd ed isbn 9781847667243

Mental Health, Incapacity and the Law in Scotland

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ISBN13: 9781845920623
ISBN: 1845920627
New Edition ISBN: 9781847667243
Published: November 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book is a comprehensive and up to date guide to mental health law in Scotland, including the far reaching changes brought about by the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Mental health and incapacity law affect not just those subject to compulsory orders, but everyone with a mental health problem, dementia or a learning disability.

This highly practical guide covers every aspect of mental health law, including tribunal procedure, procedures for adults with incapacity, community care, patients’ rights and legal remedies for when things go wrong.

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European Jurisdictions
Setting the Scene.
Medical Treatment and Care.
The Use of Compulsion.
The Tribunal.
Adults with Incapacity.
Community Care.
People at Risk.
The Impact of Mental Disorders.
People with Additional Needs.
Criminal Justice and Mental Disorders.
Regulation of Care.
When Things Go Wrong.