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:[[Court Procedures in Family Law (3:XV)|XV. Court Procedures]]
 
:[[Court Procedures in Family Law (3:XV)|XV. Court Procedures]]
 
:[[Family Law Glossary (3:App A)|Appendix A: Glossary]]
 
:[[Family Law Glossary (3:App A)|Appendix A: Glossary]]
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;Chapter Four - Victims
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:[[Introduction to Law for Victims of Crime (4:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Victims of Crime (4:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Avenues to Address Crime for Victims (4:III)|III. Avenues to Address Crime]]
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:[[Victims of Violence in Relationships (4:IV)|IV. Victims of Violence in Relationships]]
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:[[Abuse and Neglect of Seniors and Others with Disabilities (4:V)|V. Seniors and Others with Disabilities]]
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:[[Victims of Human Trafficking (4:VI)|VI. Victims of Human Trafficking]]
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:[[Referrals and Follow-up regarding Victims of Crime (4:VII)|VII. Referrals and Follow-up]]
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;Chapter Five - Public Complaints
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:[[Introduction to Public Complaints (5:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Public Complaints (5:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Steps to Take regarding Public Complaints (5:III)|III. Steps to Take]]
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:[[Privacy or Access to Information for Public Complaints (5:IV)|IV. Privacy or Access to Information]]
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:[[Complaints Concerning Police Conduct (5:V)|V. Complaints against the Police]]
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:[[Complaints against Security Guards (5:VI)|VI. Complaints against Security Guards]]
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:[[The Right to Vote (5:VII)|VII. The Right to Vote]]
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:[[Complaints and Appeals regarding the University of British Columbia (5:VIII)|VIII. Complaints regarding UBC]]
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:[[Complaints and Appeals regarding Simon Fraser University (5:IX)|IX. Complaints regarding SFU]]
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:[[Complaints against Doctors (5:X)|X. Complaints against Doctors]]
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:[[Complaints against Lawyers (5:XI)|XI. Complaints against Lawyers]]
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:[[Public Complaints Glossary (5:App A)|Appendix A: Glossary]]
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:[[Sample Letter of Intent to Sue the City or Police (5:App B)|Appendix B: Sample Letter of Intent]]
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;Chapter Six - Human Rights
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:[[Introduction to Human Rights (6:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Human Rights (6:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[BC Human Rights Code (6:III)|III. BC Human Rights Code]]
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:[[Canadian Human Rights Act (6:IV)|IV. Canadian Human Rights Act]]
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:[[BC Civil Rights Protection Act (6:V)|V. BC Civil Rights Protection Act]]
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:[[Rights of the Child (6:VI)|VI. Rights of the Child]]
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:[[LSLAP's Role in Human Rights Proceedings (6:VII)|VII. LSLAP's Role]]
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;Chapter Seven - Workers' Compensation
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:[[Introduction to Workers' Compensation (7:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Workers' Compensation (7:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Limitation Periods and Timing of Decisions for Workers' Compensation (7:III)|III. Limitation Periods]]
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:[[Introduction to Compensation Claims for Injured Workers (7:IV)|IV. Compensation Claims]]
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:[[Occupational Diseases for Workers' Compensation (7:V)|V. Occupational Diseases]]
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:[[Workers' Compensation Claim Benefits (7:VI)|VI. Claim Benefits]]
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:[[Appeals in Worker's Compensation Claims (7:VII)|VII. Appeals]]
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:[[Health and Safety Regulations in the Workplace (7:VIII)|VIII. Health and Safety Regulations]]
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:[[Assessments of Employers for Workers' Compensation (7:IX)|IX. Assessments of Employers]]
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:[[The WSB Fair Practices Officer (7:X)|X. Fair Practices Officer]]
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:[[LSLAP's Role at the Initial Decision Level for Workers' Compensation Claims (7:XI)|XI. LSLAP's Role]]
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:[[List of Abbreviations regarding Workers' Compensation (7:App A)|Appendix A: Abbreviations]]
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:[[Workers' Compensation Referrals (7:App B)|Appendix B: Referrals]]
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:[[Workers' Compensation Resources (7:App C)|Appendix C: Resources]]
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:[[Claims Process Flowchart for Workers' Compensation (7:App D)|Appendix D: Claims Process]]
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:[[Checklist for Workers' Compensation Interviews (7:App E)|Appendix E: Checklist for Interviews]]
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:[[Checklist for Workers' Compensation Review Division Appeals (7:App F)|Appendix F: Checklist for Appeals]]
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:[[Sample Authorization by Worker or Dependent Form (7:App G)|Appendix G: Sample Authorization Form]]
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;Chapter Eight - Employment Insurance
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:[[Introduction to Employment Insurance (8:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation, Policy, and Resources for Employment Insurance (8:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Qualifying for Employment Insurance (8:III)|III. Qualifying for EI]]
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:[[Types of Employment Insurance Benefits (8:IV)|IV. Types of Benefits]]
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:[[Benefit Period of Employment Insurance (8:V)|V. Benefit Period]]
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:[[Quantifying Employment Insurance Benefits (8:VI)|VI. Quantifying Benefits]]
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:[[Employment Insurance Benefit Entitlement (8:VII)|VII. Benefit Entitlement]]
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:[[Penalties, Violations, and Offences with Employment Insurance (8:VIII)|VIII. Penalties, Violations, and Offences]]
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:[[Keeping Out of Trouble on Employment Insurance (8:IX)|IX. Keeping Out of Trouble]]
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:[[Timing for Reporting on Employment Insurance (8:X)|X. Timing for Reporting]]
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:[[Employment Insurance Overpayment and Collections (8:XI)|XI. Overpayment and Collections]]
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:[[Reconsideration of Employment Insurance Decisions (8:XII)|XII. Reconsideration]]
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:[[Social Security Tribunal Overview (8:XIII)|XIII. Social Security Tribunal]]
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:[[Appeals to the Social Security Tribunal General Division (8:XIV)|XIV. Appeals]]
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:[[Payment of Employment Insurance Benefits Pending Appeal Not Recoverable (8:XV)|XV. Payment Pending Appeal]]
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:[[Judicial Review of Employment Insurance in the Federal Court of Appeal (8:XVI)|XVI. Judicial Review]]
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:[[Authorization for Representatives at the Employment Insurance Commission (8:XVII)|XVII. Authorization for Representatives]]
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:[[Checklist for Initial Application for Employment Insurance (8:App A)|Appendix A: Initial Application Checklist]]
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;Chapter Nine - Employment Law
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:[[Introduction to Employment Law (9:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Employment Law (9:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Checklist for Employment Law (9:III)|III. Checklist]]
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:[[Preliminary Matters for Employment Law (9:IV)|IV. Preliminary Matters]]
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:[[Employment Law Issues (9:V)|V. Employment Issues]]
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:[[Remedies in Employment Law (9:VI)|VI. Remedies]]
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:[[Strategies and Tips for Employment Law (9:VII)|VII. Strategies and Tips]]
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:[[Employment Law Glossary (9:App A)|Appendix A: Glossary]]
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;Chapter Ten - Creditors and Debtors
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:[[Introduction to Creditors' Remedies (10:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Creditors and Debtors (10:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Creditors' Remedies against Debtors (10:III)|III. Creditors' Remedies]]
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:[[Introduction to Debtors' Options (10:IV)|IV. Debtors' Options]]
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:[[Dealing with Debt (10:V)|V. Dealing with Debt]]
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:[[Relevant Forms for Creditors' Remedies (10:App A)|Appendix A: Relevant Forms]]
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:[[Checklist for Examination in Aid of Execution for Creditors' Remedies (10:App B)|Appendix B: Examination Checklist]]
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;Chapter Eleven - Consumer Protection
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:[[Introduction to Consumer Protection (11:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Consumer Protection (11:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Contracts for Sale of Goods (11:III)|III. Contracts for Sale of Goods]]
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:[[Consumer Protection from Deceptive and Unconscionable Acts (11:IV)|IV. Consumer Protection]]
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:[[Direct Sales, Future Performance, and Time Share Contracts (11:V)|V. Direct Sales]]
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:[[Conditional Sales Contracts and Security Agreements (11:VI)|VI. Conditional Sales Contracts]]
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:[[Motor Dealer Act (11:VII)|VII. Motor Dealer Act]]
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:[[Miscellaneous Consumer Protection Legal Information (11:VIII)|VIII. Miscellaneous]]
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:[[Clinician Guide for Consumer Transactions (11:IX)|IX. Consumer Transactions]]
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;Chapter Twelve - Auto Insurance (ICBC)
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:[[Introduction to ICBC Automobile Insurance (12:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for ICBC Automobile Insurance (12:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[ICBC and Compulsory Autoplan Coverage (12:III)|III. Compulsory Coverage]]
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:[[Optional ICBC Insurance (12:IV)|IV. Optional Insurance]]
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:[[ICBC and Personal Injury Claims (12:V)|V. Personal Injury Claims]]
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:[[ICBC Claims and Out-of-Province Insurers or Accidents (12:VI)|VI. Out-of-Province]]
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;Chapter Thirteen - Motor Vehicle Law
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:[[Introduction to Motor Vehicle Law (13:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Motor Vehicle Law (13:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Motor Vehicle Law at the Roadside (13:III)|III. At the Roadside]]
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:[[Duties after a Motor Vehicle Collision (13:IV)|IV. Duties after a Collision]]
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:[[Motor Vehicle Violation Tickets (13:V)|V. Violation Tickets]]
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:[[Provincial Driving Offences (13:VI)|VI. Provincial Offences]]
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:[[Motor Vehicle Impoundment (13:VII)|VII. Vehicle Impoundment]]
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:[[Superintendent of Motor Vehicles Prohibitions (13:VIII)|VIII. Superintendent]]
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:[[Motor Vehicle Offences for Drugs and Alcohol (13:IX)|IX. Drugs and Alcohol]]
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:[[Federal Driving Offences (13:X)|X. Federal Offences]]
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:[[Motor Vehicle Law and ICBC Breaches (13:XI)|XI. ICBC Breaches]]
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:[[Motor Vehicles and Bicycles (13:XII)|XII. Bicycles]]
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:[[LSLAP Program Information for Motor Vehicle Law (13:XIII)|XIII. LSLAP Program Information]]
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:[[Examples of Penalty Points and Fines for Motor Vehicle Offences (13:App A)|Appendix A: Examples of Penalty]]
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;Chapter Fourteen - Mental Health Law
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:[[Introduction to Mental Health and Capacity (14:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Mental Health (14:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Mental Health Theory and Approach (14:III)|III. Theory and Approach]]
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:[[Mental Health Law and Legal Rights (14:IV)|IV. Legal Rights]]
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:[[Mental Health Patient Admission (14:V)|V. Patient Admission]]
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:[[Mental Health Act: Voluntarily Admitted Patients (14:VI)|VI. Voluntarily Admitted]]
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:[[Mental Health Act: Involuntarily Admitted Patients (14:VII)|VII. Involuntarily Admitted]]
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:[[Mental Health and the Criminal Code (14:VIII)|VIII. Criminal Code]]
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:[[Mental Health Complaints to the Ombudsperson (14:IX)|IX. Complaints]]
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:[[Mental Health: References (14:X)|X. References]]
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:[[Request for Second Medical Opinion (14:App A)|Appendix A: Second Opinion]]
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:[[Nomination of Near Relative (14:App B)|Appendix B: Near Relative]]
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;Chapter Fifteen – Guardianship
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:[[Introduction to Adult Guardianship (15:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Adult Guardianship (15:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Overview of Adult Guardianship and Incapacity (15:III)|III. Overview]]
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:[[Power of Attorney (15:IV)|IV. Power of Attorney]]
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:[[Representation Agreements (15:V)|V. Representation Agreements]]
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:[[Advance Directives (15:VI)|VI. Advance Directives]]
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:[[Guardianship in BC: Committeeship (15:VII)|VII. Committeeship]]
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:[[Adult Abuse and Neglect (15:VIII)|VIII. Adult Abuse]]
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:[[Enduring Power of Attorney (15:App A)|Appendix A: EPOA]]
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:[[Notice of Revocation of Enduring Power of Attorney (15:App B)|Appendix B: Notice of Revocation]]
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;Chapter Sixteen – Wills and Estates
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:[[Introduction to Wills and Estates (16:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Wills (16:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Making and Executing a Will (16:III)|III. Making and Executing]]
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:[[Mistakes and Alterations in a Will (16:IV)|IV. Mistakes and Alterations]]
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:[[Will Variation Claims (16:V)|V. Will Variation Claims]]
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:[[Probate and Administration of the Estate (16:VI)|VI. Probate and Administration]]
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:[[Intestacy (16:VII)|VII. Intestacy]]
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:[[Wills and First Nations (16:VIII)|VIII. First Nations]]
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:[[Living Wills (16:IX)|IX. Living Wills]]
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:[[Will Instructions Questionnaire (16:App A)|Appendix A: Questionnaire]]
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:[[Will Drafting and Execution Checklist (16:App B)|Appendix B: Checklist]]
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:[[Wills Glossary (16:App C)|Appendix C: Glossary]]
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;Chapter Seventeen – Citizenship
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:[[Introduction to Citizenship (17:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources on Citizenship (17:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Who is a Canadian Citizen? (17:III)|III. Who is a Canadian Citizen?]]
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:[[Advantages and Responsibilities of Being a Citizen (17:IV)|IV. Advantages & Responsibilities]]
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:[[Citizenship Grants: How to Become a Canadian Citizen (17:V)|V. Citizenship Grants]]
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:[[How to Apply for a Citizenship Grant (17:VI)|VI. Applying for Citizenship Grant]]
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:[[Loss of Citizenship (17:VII)|VII. Loss of Citizenship]]
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:[[Proof of Citizenship (17:VIII)|VIII. Proof]]
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:[[Search of Citizenship Record (17:IX)|IX. Search of Citizenship Record]]
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:[[Referrals for Citizenship (17:X)|X. Referrals]]
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;Chapter Eighteen – Immigration
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:[[Introduction to Immigration Law (18:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Main Sources for Immigration Law (18:II)|II. Main Sources]]
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:[[Immigration Law’s Players (18:III)|III. Players]]
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:[[Categories of Persons under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (18:IV)|IV. Categories of Persons]]
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:[[Permanent Residence Application Process (18:V)|V. PR Application]]
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:[[Immigration and Refugee Board (18:VI)|VI. IRB]]
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:[[Loss of Permanent Resident Status (18:VII)|VII. Loss of PR]]
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:[[Immigration Removal Orders (18:VIII)|VIII. Removal Orders]]
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:[[Immigration Appeals (18:IX)|IX. Appeals]]
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:[[Immigration Offences (18:X)|X. Offences]]
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:[[Immigration Issues at Sentencing (18:XI)|XI. Issues at Sentencing]]
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:[[Important Addresses and Phone Numbers in Immigration Law (18:XII)|XII. Contacts]]
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;Chapter Nineteen – Landlord and Tenant Rights
  
 
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:[[Introduction to Landlord and Tenant Law (19:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Landlord and Tenant Law (19:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Residential Tenancy Act Coverage (19:III)|III. RTA Coverage]]
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:[[Tenancy Agreements (19:IV)|IV. Tenancy Agreements]]
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:[[Moving in and Residential Tenancies (19:V)|V. Moving in]]
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:[[Security Deposits in Residential Tenancies (19:VI)|VI. Security Deposits]]
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:[[Repair and Service of Tenant’s Residence (19:VII)|VII. Repair and Service]]
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:[[Rent Increase in Residential Tenancies (19:VIII)|VIII. Rent Increase]]
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:[[Tenant’s Rights of Entry, Quiet Enjoyment, and Privacy (19:IX)|IX. Tenant's Rights]]
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:[[Moving out and Residential Tenancies (19:X)|X. Moving out]]
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:[[Forced End of Tenancy (Termination and Eviction) (19:XI)|XI. Termination/Eviction]]
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:[[Dispute Resolution in Residential Tenancies (19:XII)|XII. Dispute Resolution]]
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:[[Tenancy, Common Law and the Residential Tenancy Act (19:XIII)|XIII. Common Law]]
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:[[Strata Law and Residential Tenancies of Strata Lots (Condominiums) (19:XIV)|XIV. Strata Law]]
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:[[Assisted and Supported Living Tenancies (19:XV)|XV. Assisted Living]]
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:[[Commercial Tenancies (19:XVI)|XVI. Commercial Tenancies]]
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:[[Tenancy and Mobile or Manufactured Homes (19:XVII)|XVII. Mobile Homes]]
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:[[Tenancy and Income Assistance (19:XVIII)|XVIII. Income Assistance]]
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:[[Tenancies in Secondary or Illegal Suites (19:XIX)|XIX. Illegal Suites]]
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:[[Residential Tenancy Forms (19:XX)|XX. Forms]]
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;Chapter Twenty – Small Claims
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:[[Introduction to Small Claims (20:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Small Claims (20:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Do You Have a Small Claim? (20:III)|III. Do You Have a Claim?]]
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:[[Choosing the Proper Forum for Small Claims (20:IV)|IV. Choosing the Proper Forum]]
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:[[Starting a Small Claim (20:V)|V. Starting a Claim]]
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:[[Responding to a Small Claim (20:VI)|VI. Responding to a Claim]]
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:[[Small Claims Default Order (20:VII)|VII. Default Order]]
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:[[How Small Claims Proceed (20:VIII)|VIII. How a Claim Proceeds]]
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:[[Small Claims Applications and Procedures Pre-Trial (20:IX)|IX. Pre-Trial]]
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:[[Small Claims Mediation (20:X)|X. Mediation]]
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:[[Small Claims Settlement Conferences (20:XI)|XI. Settlement Conferences]]
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:[[Small Claims Trial/Pre-Trial Conferences (20:XII)|XII. Trial/Pre-Trial Conferences]]
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:[[Small Claims Trial Preparation (20:XIII)|XIII. Trial Preparation]]
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:[[Small Claims Trials (20:XIV)|XIV. Trials]]
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:[[Small Claims Costs and Penalties (20:XV)|XV. Costs and Penalties]]
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:[[Small Claims Appeals (20:XVI)|XVI. Appeals]]
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:[[Enforcement of a Small Claims Judgment (20:XVII)|XVII. Enforcement of a Judgement]]
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:[[Small Claims Registries (20:App A)|Appendix A: Registries]]
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:[[Sample Demand Letter (20:App B)|Appendix B: Demand Letter]]
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:[[Sample Notice of Claim for Small Claims (20:App C)|Appendix C: Notice of Claim]]
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:[[Sample Reply to Claim for Small Claims (20:App D)|Appendix D: Reply to Claim]]
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:[[Small Claims Glossary (20:App E)|Appendix E: Glossary]]
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:[[Limitation Periods (20:App F)|Appendix F: Limitation Periods]]
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:[[Causes of Action (20:App G)|Appendix G: Causes of Action]]
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:[[Civil Resolution Tribunal Procedures (20:App H)|Appendix H: Tribunal Procedures]]
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:[[Small Claims Court Fees (20:App I)|Appendix I: Court Fees]]
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:[[Small Claims Settlement Conference Preparation Checklist (20:App J)|Appendix J: Settlement Conference]]
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:[[Small Claims Payment Hearing Checklist (20:App K)|Appendix K: Payment Hearing]]
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:[[Small Claims Appeal (20:App L)|Appendix L: Appeal]]
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;Chapter Twenty One – Welfare Law
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:[[Introduction to Welfare (21:I)|I. Introduction]]
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:[[Governing Legislation and Resources for Welfare (21:II)|II. Governing Legislation and Resources]]
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:[[Welfare Eligibility (21:III)|III. Eligibility]]
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:[[Special Situations and Welfare (21:IV)|IV. Special Situations]]
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:[[Factors That May Affect Welfare Eligibility (21:V)|V. Eligibility Factors]]
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:[[Hardship Assistance and Welfare (21:VI)|VI. Hardship Assistance]]
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:[[Welfare Overpayments and Fraud (21:VII)|VII. Overpayments and Fraud]]
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:[[Welfare Rates and Payment Issues (21:VIII)|VIII. Payment Issues]]
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:[[Additional Allowances and Welfare Benefits (21:IX)|IX. Additional Benefits]]
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:[[Welfare and Health Supplements (21:X)|X. Health Supplements]]
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:[[Welfare Appeals (21:XI)|XI. Appeals]]
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;Chapter Twenty Two – Referrals
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:[[General Legal Help Resources (22:I)|I. General]]
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:[[Family Law Resources (22:II)|II. Family Law]]
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:[[Residential Tenancy Resources (22:III)|III. Residential Tenancy]]
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:[[Human Rights Resources (22:IV)|IV. Human Rights]]
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:[[Wills and Estates Resources (22:V)|V. Wills & Estates]]
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:[[Immigration and Refugee Resources (22:VI)|VI. Immigration & Refugee]]
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:[[Disability Resources (22:VII)|VII. Disability]]
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:[[Employment Resources (22:VIII)|VIII. Employment]]
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:[[Debt Resources (22:IX)|IX. Debt]]
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:[[Aboriginal Resources (22:X)|X. Aboriginal]]
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:[[Police Complaints Resources (22:XI)|XI. Police Complaints]]
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:[[Chinese Language Resources (22:XII)|XII. Chinese Language]]
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:[[Other Resources (22:XIII)|XIII. Others]]
  
 
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LSLAP Manual

Law Students' Legal Advice Manual

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chapter One - Criminal Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Etiquette
IV. Criminal Charges
V. Substantive Law
VI. Resolving Prior to Trial
VII. Pleading Not Guilty/Trial
VIII. Other Issues
IX. Charter of Rights and Freedoms
X. LSLAP Policies
XI. Information for LSLAP Students
XII. Etiquette for Law Students
XIII. Practice Recommendations
Appendix A: Initial Sentencing Position
Appendix B: Information
Appendix C: Diversion Application
Appendix D: Sentencing Hearing
Appendix E: Trial Books
Appendix F: Glossary
Chapter Two - Youth Justice
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Youth Criminal Justice Act
IV. Youth Justice (British Columbia) Act
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter 3 - Family Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Marriage
IV. Divorce
V. Uncontested Divorce
VI. Simple Divorce Procedure
VII. Alternatives to Divorce
VIII. Assets
IX. Spousal and Child Support
X. Interjurisdictional Support Orders
XI. Custody, Guardianship, and Access
XII. Children and the Law
XIII. Adoption
XIV. Name Changes
XV. Court Procedures
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter Four - Victims
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Avenues to Address Crime
IV. Victims of Violence in Relationships
V. Seniors and Others with Disabilities
VI. Victims of Human Trafficking
VII. Referrals and Follow-up
Chapter Five - Public Complaints
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Steps to Take
IV. Privacy or Access to Information
V. Complaints against the Police
VI. Complaints against Security Guards
VII. The Right to Vote
VIII. Complaints regarding UBC
IX. Complaints regarding SFU
X. Complaints against Doctors
XI. Complaints against Lawyers
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Sample Letter of Intent
Chapter Six - Human Rights
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. BC Human Rights Code
IV. Canadian Human Rights Act
V. BC Civil Rights Protection Act
VI. Rights of the Child
VII. LSLAP's Role
Chapter Seven - Workers' Compensation
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Limitation Periods
IV. Compensation Claims
V. Occupational Diseases
VI. Claim Benefits
VII. Appeals
VIII. Health and Safety Regulations
IX. Assessments of Employers
X. Fair Practices Officer
XI. LSLAP's Role
Appendix A: Abbreviations
Appendix B: Referrals
Appendix C: Resources
Appendix D: Claims Process
Appendix E: Checklist for Interviews
Appendix F: Checklist for Appeals
Appendix G: Sample Authorization Form
Chapter Eight - Employment Insurance
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Qualifying for EI
IV. Types of Benefits
V. Benefit Period
VI. Quantifying Benefits
VII. Benefit Entitlement
VIII. Penalties, Violations, and Offences
IX. Keeping Out of Trouble
X. Timing for Reporting
XI. Overpayment and Collections
XII. Reconsideration
XIII. Social Security Tribunal
XIV. Appeals
XV. Payment Pending Appeal
XVI. Judicial Review
XVII. Authorization for Representatives
Appendix A: Initial Application Checklist
Chapter Nine - Employment Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Checklist
IV. Preliminary Matters
V. Employment Issues
VI. Remedies
VII. Strategies and Tips
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter Ten - Creditors and Debtors
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Creditors' Remedies
IV. Debtors' Options
V. Dealing with Debt
Appendix A: Relevant Forms
Appendix B: Examination Checklist
Chapter Eleven - Consumer Protection
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Contracts for Sale of Goods
IV. Consumer Protection
V. Direct Sales
VI. Conditional Sales Contracts
VII. Motor Dealer Act
VIII. Miscellaneous
IX. Consumer Transactions
Chapter Twelve - Auto Insurance (ICBC)
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Compulsory Coverage
IV. Optional Insurance
V. Personal Injury Claims
VI. Out-of-Province
Chapter Thirteen - Motor Vehicle Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. At the Roadside
IV. Duties after a Collision
V. Violation Tickets
VI. Provincial Offences
VII. Vehicle Impoundment
VIII. Superintendent
IX. Drugs and Alcohol
X. Federal Offences
XI. ICBC Breaches
XII. Bicycles
XIII. LSLAP Program Information
Appendix A: Examples of Penalty
Chapter Fourteen - Mental Health Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Theory and Approach
IV. Legal Rights
V. Patient Admission
VI. Voluntarily Admitted
VII. Involuntarily Admitted
VIII. Criminal Code
IX. Complaints
X. References
Appendix A: Second Opinion
Appendix B: Near Relative
Chapter Fifteen – Guardianship
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Overview
IV. Power of Attorney
V. Representation Agreements
VI. Advance Directives
VII. Committeeship
VIII. Adult Abuse
Appendix A: EPOA
Appendix B: Notice of Revocation
Chapter Sixteen – Wills and Estates
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Making and Executing
IV. Mistakes and Alterations
V. Will Variation Claims
VI. Probate and Administration
VII. Intestacy
VIII. First Nations
IX. Living Wills
Appendix A: Questionnaire
Appendix B: Checklist
Appendix C: Glossary
Chapter Seventeen – Citizenship
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Who is a Canadian Citizen?
IV. Advantages & Responsibilities
V. Citizenship Grants
VI. Applying for Citizenship Grant
VII. Loss of Citizenship
VIII. Proof
IX. Search of Citizenship Record
X. Referrals
Chapter Eighteen – Immigration
I. Introduction
II. Main Sources
III. Players
IV. Categories of Persons
V. PR Application
VI. IRB
VII. Loss of PR
VIII. Removal Orders
IX. Appeals
X. Offences
XI. Issues at Sentencing
XII. Contacts
Chapter Nineteen – Landlord and Tenant Rights
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. RTA Coverage
IV. Tenancy Agreements
V. Moving in
VI. Security Deposits
VII. Repair and Service
VIII. Rent Increase
IX. Tenant's Rights
X. Moving out
XI. Termination/Eviction
XII. Dispute Resolution
XIII. Common Law
XIV. Strata Law
XV. Assisted Living
XVI. Commercial Tenancies
XVII. Mobile Homes
XVIII. Income Assistance
XIX. Illegal Suites
XX. Forms
Chapter Twenty – Small Claims
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Do You Have a Claim?
IV. Choosing the Proper Forum
V. Starting a Claim
VI. Responding to a Claim
VII. Default Order
VIII. How a Claim Proceeds
IX. Pre-Trial
X. Mediation
XI. Settlement Conferences
XII. Trial/Pre-Trial Conferences
XIII. Trial Preparation
XIV. Trials
XV. Costs and Penalties
XVI. Appeals
XVII. Enforcement of a Judgement
Appendix A: Registries
Appendix B: Demand Letter
Appendix C: Notice of Claim
Appendix D: Reply to Claim
Appendix E: Glossary
Appendix F: Limitation Periods
Appendix G: Causes of Action
Appendix H: Tribunal Procedures
Appendix I: Court Fees
Appendix J: Settlement Conference
Appendix K: Payment Hearing
Appendix L: Appeal
Chapter Twenty One – Welfare Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Eligibility
IV. Special Situations
V. Eligibility Factors
VI. Hardship Assistance
VII. Overpayments and Fraud
VIII. Payment Issues
IX. Additional Benefits
X. Health Supplements
XI. Appeals
Chapter Twenty Two – Referrals
I. General
II. Family Law
III. Residential Tenancy
IV. Human Rights
V. Wills & Estates
VI. Immigration & Refugee
VII. Disability
VIII. Employment
IX. Debt
X. Aboriginal
XI. Police Complaints
XII. Chinese Language
XIII. Others
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