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Copyright 2007: Queen’s Printer

Substitute Decisions Act, 1992

CONTENTS

General

1.

Interpretation

2.

Presumption of capacity

3.

Counsel for person whose capacity is in issue

PART I
PROPERTY

General

4.

Application of Part

5.

Age

6.

Incapacity to manage property

Continuing Powers of Attorney for Property

7.

Continuing power of attorney for property

8.

Capacity to give continuing power of attorney

9.

Validity despite incapacity

10.

Execution

11.

Resignation of attorney

12.

Termination

13.

Exercise after termination or invalidity

14.

Certain existing powers of attorney preserved

Statutory Guardians of Property

15.

P.G.T. as statutory guardian

16.

Assessment of capacity for statutory guardianship

16.1

Termination by attorney

17.

Replacement of P.G.T.

18.

Refusal to issue certificate of statutory guardianship

19.

Death, etc., of statutory guardian

20.

Termination of statutory guardianship

20.1

Assessment of incapacity

20.2

Application for review of finding of incapacity

20.3

Termination by court

21.

P.G.T. to forward notices

Court-Appointed Guardians of Property

22.

Court appointment of guardian of property

23.

Procedure

24.

Appointment criteria

25.

Finding of incapacity

26.

Variation or substitution of appointment order

27.

Temporary guardian, court appointment

28.

Termination

29.

Suspension

30.

Procedure, termination

Property Management

31.

Powers of guardian

31.1

Access to personal information

32.

Duties of guardian

33.

Liability of guardian

33.1

Will

33.2

Property in another person’s control

33.3

Existing corporate debts and liabilities

34.

Completion of transactions

35.

P.G.T., powers of executor

35.1

Disposition of property given by will

36.

Proceeds of disposition

36.1

Proof of P.G.T. guardianship

37.

Required expenditures

38.

Attorney under continuing power of attorney

39.

Directions from court

40.

Compensation

42.

Passing of accounts

PART II
THE PERSON

General

43.

Application of Part

44.

Age

45.

Incapacity for personal care

Powers of Attorney for Personal Care

46.

Power of attorney for personal care

47.

Capacity to give power of attorney for personal care

48.

Execution

49.

When power of attorney effective

50.

Special provisions, use of force

51.

Assessment of capacity

52.

Resignation of attorney

53.

Termination

Court-Appointed Guardians of the Person

55.

Court appointment of guardian of the person

56.

Procedure, court-ordered appointments

57.

Appointment criteria

58.

Finding of incapacity

59.

Full guardianship

59.1

Access to personal information

60.

Partial guardianship

61.

Variation or substitution of appointment order

62.

Temporary guardian, court appointment

63.

Termination

64.

Suspension

65.

Procedure, termination

Duties of Guardians of the Person and Attorneys for Personal Care

66.

Duties of guardian

67.

Duties of attorney

68.

Directions from court

PART III
PROCEDURE IN GUARDIANSHIP APPLICATIONS

69.

Service of notices

70.

Required documents

71.

Optional documents

72.

Required documents, summary disposition, application to appoint guardian of property

73.

Required documents, summary disposition, motion to terminate guardianship of property

74.

Required documents, summary disposition, application to appoint guardian of the person

75.

Required documents, summary disposition, motion to terminate guardianship of the person

77.

Summary disposition

PART IV
MISCELLANEOUS

78.

Right to refuse assessment

79.

Order for assessment

80.

Restraining order

81.

Order for enforcement of assessment order

82.

P.G.T.’s powers of entry

83.

P.G.T.’s access to records

84.

Statements as evidence

85.

Conflict of laws, formalities

86.

Foreign orders

87.

Volunteers

88.

Mediation

89.

Offences

90.

Regulations

91.

Transition

Schedule