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Incapacity law review opens to consultation

Ministers seek views on SLC report and other issues

Minister promises to consider further mental health reforms as bill passes

Amendment bill approved at stage 3 despite criticisms of limited scope

MSPs support principles of Mental Health Bill

Stage 1 report seeks clarification on several issues

Court explains decision on valid continuing power of attorney

Reasons point to wording that "clearly expresses granter's intention"

Inner House upholds disputed power of attorney wording

Special case affirms validity of continuing power in OPG style

Further human rights protections proposed for adults with incapacity

Scottish Law Commission report focuses on restrictions on liberty

"Cheshire West" mental health guidance published for Scotland

Mental Welfare Commission considers deprivation of liberty issues

Revised adult protection code proposed

Ministers consult on new guidance for councils and health professionals

Judge gives approval to ward's sterilisation

Man with learning difficulties said not to want another child

Ministers consult on secure patients' appeal rights

Regulations in hand following Supreme Court judgment

Society publishes new guidance on vulnerable clients

Power of attorney guidance and "accessible services" complete document trio

Reduced supervision of welfare guardians proposed

Ministers consult on giving councils more flexibility