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Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 15th February 2007 and received Royal Assent on 21st March 2007

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the purposes of protecting adults from harm; to require the establishment of committees with functions relating to the safeguarding of adults who are at risk of harm; It introduces new measures to identify and protect individuals who fall into the category of 'adults at risk'.