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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

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12 InvestigationsS

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(1)In consequence of any investigation carried out under—

(a)section 6(2)(c) or (d) by the Public Guardian;

(b)section 9(1)(d) F1. . . by the Mental Welfare Commission; or

(c)section 10(1)(c) or (d) by a local authority,

the Public Guardian, Mental Welfare Commission or local authority, as the case may be, may take such steps, including the making of an application to the sheriff, as seem to him or them to be necessary to safeguard the property, financial affairs or personal welfare, as the case may be, of the adult.

(2)For the purposes of any investigation mentioned in subsection (1), the Public Guardian, Mental Welfare Commission and local authority shall provide each other with such information and assistance as may be necessary to facilitate the investigation.

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I1S. 12 wholly in force at 1.4.2002; s. 12 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 89(2); s. 12 in force for specified purposes at 2.4.2001 by S.S.I. 2001/81, art. 2, Sch. 1; s. 12 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.4.2002 by S.S.I. 2001/81, art. 3, Sch. 3

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