Explanatory Notes

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

2000 asp 4

9 May 2000

The Act

Part 6: Intervention Orders and Guardianship Orders

Functions etc. of guardian

Section 69: Forfeiture of guardian’s remuneration

323.This section provides for forfeiture of the guardian’s remuneration where there is misconduct or the guardian has not performed duties properly. Any interested party, for example, the adult, or the local authority, can apply to the sheriff, bringing the guardian’s conduct to the court’s attention, and the sheriff can forfeit all or part of the guardian’s remuneration.