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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

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28Purposes of intromissions with funds

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(1)The purposes of intromissions with funds may include any or all of the following—

(a)the payment of central and local government taxes for which the adult is responsible;

(b)the provisions of sustenance, accommodation, fuel, clothing and related goods and services for the adult;

(c)the provision of other services provided for the purposes of looking after or caring for the adult;

(d)the settlement of debts owed by or incurred in respect of the adult, including any prescribed fees charged by the Public Guardian in connection with the application to intromit.

(2)The Public Guardian may, in any case, authorise payment for the provision of items other than those mentioned in subsection (1).

(3)Subject to subsection (4), any funds used by the withdrawer shall be applied only for the benefit of the adult.

(4)Where the withdrawer lives with the adult, he may, to the extent authorised by the certificate, apply any funds withdrawn towards household expenses.

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