The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act ('the Act') was one of the earliest pieces of legislation to be passed by the Scottish Parliament. It provides a framework for safeguarding the welfare and managing the finances of adults who lack capacity due to mental disorder or inability to communicate.
Set up, renew or end financial or welfare powers. Use these forms and guidance to set up, renew or end a guardianship or intervention order, to make decisions on behalf of an adult with incapacity.
Changes to legislation: Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 27 September
Jan 31, · The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act was one of the first substantive pieces of legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament after it was re-established in For the first time, Scotland had a comprehensive regime to protect the rights of people lacking in capacity.