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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 14: Appeal against decision as to incapacity

57.This section ensures that any assessment of incapacity made under the legislation, by a medical practitioner or other person, can be challenged through an appeal to the sheriff. It also sets out how an appeal may be made against a decision on incapacity made by the sheriff.

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