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deputy

Politics a member of the legislative assembly or of the lower chamber of the legislature in various countries, such as France
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2.1.3 Consenting Deputyship (sometimes: Advisory Deputyship) (Art.
The lightest protection is granted through an Assistance Deputyship ('Begleitungsbeistandschaft', 'curatelle d'accompagnement'), which is merely supportive in nature.
- The Deputyship may have an effect on the affected person's legal capacity--or not--depending on the decision made by the Protection Authority.
- Each single Deputyship shall be different, since expected to be tailored to the individual needs for assistance.
For the sake of clarity, the author will use the term 'deputyship' for the State Protection Measure that may be issued by the Protection Authority and the term 'deputy' for the person appointed by the authority.
Under the 1907 text, there were three types of State Protective Measures: the Guardianship ('Vormundschaft'/'tutelle'), the Legal Cooperation ('Beiratschaft'/'conseil legal') and the Deputyship ('Beistandschaft'/'curatelle').
Over the course of time, authorities and courts tended to use the Deputyship options more and more (by creating at the same time mixed-measures , which were not envisaged in the text, with the purpose of better adapting the protection to the individual needs), whose legal effects were less stringent.
No deputyship ordered by the State shall be necessary if an EPA or a PD exists that covers all the person's needs for protection and assistance when he or she loses the capacity of judgement.
In the absence of a PD (no Health Proxy) and when no Deputyship comprising medical affairs is in place, Swiss law draws up a list of individuals who are authorised to represent the patient who lacks the capacity to consent (Art.
It appears appropriate to reproduce here in full the provisions that open the chapter on deputyship in the Swiss Civil Code:
(24) For an example: Decisions of the Federal Supreme Court (BGE/ATF) 140 III 49, where the Court ruled that no Representative Deputyship was required for an elderly person in this particular case (even with a scope of tasks already reduced by the cantonal Appellate Court), the necessary assistance being wholly provided by the residential community which the person was living in (along with a monitoring--should the accommodation rate be increased--by the Protection Authority under Art.
4.3 (not published in the Court's Official Reports), where the Supreme Court insists on not jumping to fast to the Representative Deputyship, without having assessed thoroughly whether a mere Assistance Deputyship would suffice.