The 2015 Annotated British Columbia Incapacity Planning Legislation, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes
Formerly: The Annotated British Columbia Representation Agreement Act, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-6614-4
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: New editions supplied every two years on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: Approximately 740 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2015-05-29
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $119.00

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Description

Stay current on amendments to incapacity planning and adult guardianship law in B.C.

The Annotated British Columbia Incapacity Planning Legislation, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes provides the full text of all relevant British Columbia legislation concerning adult guardianship, substitute decision-making and supported decision-making, with expert commentary and case law annotations interpreting each section. This work also includes Practice Notes prepared by leading practitioners in the field. The following legislation is included in the text:
  • Representation Agreement Act and Regulation
  • Power of Attorney Act
  • Power of Attorney Regulation
  • Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act and Regulation
  • Adult Guardianship Act and Regulations
  • Public Guardian and Trustees Act and Regulations
  • Patients Property Act, together with the Patients Property Act Rules and prescribed forms under the Act
  • Mental Health Act and Regulation
  • Community Care and Assisted Living Act and Regulation, together with the Residential Care Regulation and the Child Care Licensing Regulation
New in this edition The 2015 Annotated British Columbia Incapacity Legislation, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes incorporates legislative changes since the 2012 edition, including the repeal and replacement of s. 1(a) of the Patients' Property Act, by most of the provisions of Part 2.1 of the Adult Guardianship Act which came into force on December 1, 2014. Some of the notable recent case law discussed in this edition include:
  • Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) (2015 S.C.C.)
  • Bentley (Litigation Guardian of) v. Maplewood Seniors Care Society (2015 B.C.C.A.)
  • Ng v. Ng (2013)
The following Acts and regulations have been amended since the last edition:
  • Representation Agreement Act
  • Power of Attorney Act
  • Adult Guardianship Act
  • Statutory Guardianship Property Regulation
  • Public Guardian and Trustee Act
  • Public Guardian and Trustee Fees Regulation
  • Patients Property Act
  • Mental Health Act Regulation
  • Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act
  • Community Care and Assisted Living Act
  • Child Care Licensing Regulation
  • Community Care and Assisted Living Regulation
  • Residential Care Regulation
  • Representation Agreement Act
  • Child Care Licensing Regulation
About the Author
Dr. Robert M. Gordon is an Associate Dean of Arts and Social Sciences, a Professor of Criminology, and the Director of the Applied Legal Studies Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He is also a distinguished fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law at the University of British Columbia. He was one of the drafters of British Columbia's adult guardianship and incapacity planning legislation (1993 to 2011) and has been involved in the implementation of the legislation since its introduction. He has also provided similar services to other Canadian jurisdictions including Yukon, and to the Council of Europe (the East European Adult Guardianship Law Reform Project).
He has published numerous books, book chapters and refereed journal articles in the areas of adult guardianship and substitute decision-making, the abuse and neglect of older people, public guardian and trusteeship, and health law and mental health law, including The Annotated British Columbia Representation Agreement Act, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes, published by Carswell.
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