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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

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[F1Purposes and application of PartS

24AIntromissions with fundsS

(1)This Part makes provision for the authorisation of persons by the Public Guardian to intromit with the funds of an adult for the purposes mentioned in subsection (2).

(2)Those purposes are—

(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 an application under this Part;

(e)the payment for the provision of items other than those mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d) such as the Public Guardian may, in any case, authorise.

24BAdults in respect of whom applications may be madeS

(1)An application to the Public Guardian under this Part may be made only in relation to an adult who is incapable in relation to decisions about, or of safeguarding the adult's interests in, the funds to which the application relates.

(2)But an application may not be made in the case of an adult in relation to whom—

(a)there is a guardian of the type mentioned in section 33(1)(a) with powers relating to the funds in question;

(b)there is a continuing attorney with powers relating to the funds in question; or

(c)an intervention order relating to the funds in question has been granted.]

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