Mental Health, Incapacity and the Law in Scotland


2nd Edition, September 2016

This highly regarded book is a comprehensive and up to date guide to mental health law in Scotland. Every aspect of mental health law is explained, including tribunal procedure, procedures for adults with incapacity, community care, patients' rights and legal remedies for when things go wrong.

Mental health and incapacity law affect not just those subject to compulsory orders, but everyone with a mental health problem, dementia or a learning disability.