Governing Legislation for Adult Guardianship (15:III)

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This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by the Law Students' Legal Advice Program on September 1, 2020.



A. List of Acronyms

AD – Advance Directive

AGA - Adult Guardianship Act

AGR - Adult Guardianship (Abuse & Neglect) Regulation

DARDesignated Agencies Regulation

EPOA – Enduring Power of Attorney

FIAFinancial Institutions Act

HCCFAHealth Care (Consent) & Care Facility (Admission) Act

HCCRHealth Care Consent Regulation

HPAHealth Professions Act

LALimitations Act

LTALand Title Act

PAAPower of Attorney Act

PARPower of Attorney Regulations

PGT – Public Guardian and Trustee

PGTAPublic Guardianship and Trustee Act

PLAProperty Law Act

POA – Power of Attorney

PPAPatients Property Act

PPARPatients Property Act Rules

RA – Representation Agreement

RAARepresentation Agreement Act

RARRepresentation Agreement Regulation

RPP – Registered Pension Plan

RRIF – Registered Retirement Income Fund

RRSP – Registered Retirement Savings Plan

SCCR- Supreme Court Civil Rules

SPGRStatutory Property Guardianship Regulation

TATrustee Act

TSDM – Temporary Substitute Decision Maker

WESAWills 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].


This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by the Law Students' Legal Advice Program on June 21, 2019.
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