Governing Legislation for Adult Guardianship (15:II)
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A. List of Acronyms
AD – Advance Directive
AGA - Adult Guardianship Act
AGR - Adult Guardianship (Abuse & Neglect) Regulation
DAR – Designated Agencies Regulation
EPOA – Enduring Power of Attorney
FIA – Financial Institutions Act
HCCFA – Health Care (Consent) & Care Facility (Admission) Act
HCCR – Health Care Consent Regulation
HPA – Health Professions Act
LA – Limitations Act
LTA – Land Title Act
PAA – Power of Attorney Act
PAR – Power of Attorney Regulations
PGT – Public Guardian and Trustee
PGTA – Public Guardianship and Trustee Act
PLA – Property Law Act
POA – Power of Attorney
PPA – Patients Property Act
PPAR – Patients Property Act Rules
RA – Representation Agreement
RAA – Representation Agreement Act
RAR – Representation Agreement Regulation
RPP – Registered Pension Plan
RRIF – Registered Retirement Income Fund
RRSP – Registered Retirement Savings Plan
SCCR- Supreme Court Civil Rules
SPGR – Statutory Property Guardianship Regulation
TA – Trustee Act
TSDM – Temporary Substitute Decision Maker
WESA – Wills Estates and Succession Act
B. Governing Legislation
Adult Guardianship Act, RSBC 1996, c 6 [AGA].
Adult Guardianship (Abuse and Neglect) Regulation, BC Reg 13/2011 [AGR].
Designated Agencies Regulation, BC Reg 38/2007 [DAR].
Family Law Act, SBC 2011, c 25 [FLA].
Financial Institutions Act, RSBC 1996, c141 [FIA].
Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act, RSBC 1996, c 181 [HCCFA].
Health Care Consent Regulations, BC Reg 17/2011 [HCCR]
Land Title Act, RSBC 1996, c 250, ss 45, 51–57, 283(2) [LTA].
Limitation Act, SBC 2012, c 13, ss 1, 11, 19–21, 24–26 [LA].
Patients Property Act, RSBC 1996, c 349 [PPA].
Power of Attorney Act, RSBC 1996, c 370 [PAA].
Power of Attorney Regulations, BC Reg 111/2011 [PAR].
Property Law Act, RSBC 1996, c 377, ss 16, 26–7 [PLA].
Public Guardian and Trustee Act, RSBC 1996, c 383 [PGTA].
Representation Agreement Act, RSBC 1996, c 405 [RAA].
Representation Agreement Regulations, BC Reg 162/2011 [RAR].
Statutory Property Guardianship Regulation, BC Reg 152/2018/2014 [SPGR].
Trustee Act, RSBC 1996, c 464 [TA].
Wills, Estates, and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c 13 [WESA].
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