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Canada: Capacity related legislation

This section contains national laws related to capacity. It includes capacity, supported decision making and guardianship related legislation.

19 items in this collection.

Adult Guardianship and Trustee Act 2008

Alberta Queen's Printer; Government of Alberta (2008)


Representation Agreement Regulation

Government of British Columbia (2001)

British Columbia

Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

Government of Nunavut (1999)


Representation Agreement Act

Queen's Printer, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (1996)

British Columbia

Adult Guardianship Act

Government of British Columbia (1996)

British Columbia

Health Care Consent Act, 1996

Government of Ontario (1996)


Consent to Treatment and Health Care Directives Act

Legislative Counsel Office; Government of Prince Edward Island (1996)

Prince Edward Island

Code civil du Québec (Quebec Civil Code)

Gouvernement du Québec (1994)


Substitute Decisions Act, 1992

Government of Ontario (1992)


Mentally Disabled Persons' Estates Act

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador (1990)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Incompetent Persons Act

Government of Nova Scotia (1989)

Nova Scotia

Infirm Persons Act 1973

Government of New Brunswick (1973)

New Brunswick

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