Substitute Decisions Act, 1992

AuthorRichard D. Schneider
Chapter 3: Substitute Decisions Act, 1992
Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c. 30, as amended by 1994, c. 27, ss. 43 (2),
62; 1996, c. 2, ss. 3-60; 1998, c. 26, s. 108; 2001, c. 13, s. 30; 2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table;
2002, c. 18, Sched. A, s. 20; 20 04, c. 3, Sched. A, s. 97; 2005, c. 5, s. 65; 2006, c. 19, Sched.
B, s. 22.
1. Interpret ation
2. Presumption of capacity
3. Counsel for person whose capacity is in issue
4. Application of Pa rt
5. Age
6. Incapacity to manage propert y
Continuing Powers of Attorney for Proper ty
7. Continuing power of attorney for proper ty
8. Capacity to give continuing power of attor ney
9. Validity despite incapacity
10. Execution
11. Resignation of attorney
12. Termination
13. Exercise after term ination or invalidity
14. Certain ex isting powers of attorney preserved
Statutory Guardians of Propert y
15. P.G.T. as statutory guard ian
16. Assessment of capacity for statutory guard ianship
16.1 Termination by attorney
17. Replacement of P.G.T.
18. Refusal to issue cert if‌i cate of st atutory guardi anship
19. Death, etc., of statutory g uardian
20. Termination of statutory gua rdianship
20.1 Assessment of incapacity
20.2 Application for review of f‌i nding of incapacity
20.3 Termination by court
21. P.G.T. to forward notices
Court-Appointed Guardians of Pro perty
22. Court appointment of guard ian of property
23. Procedure
24. Appointment criteria
25. Finding of incapacity
26. Variation or substitution of appointment order
27. Temporary guardian, cour t appointment
28. Termination
29. Suspension
30. Procedure, termination
Property Management
31. Powers of guardian
31.1 Access to persona l information
32. Duties of guardian
33. Liability of gua rdian
33.1 Wi ll
33.2 Property in another per son’s control
34. Completion of t ransactions
35. P.G.T., powers of executor
35.1 Disposition of property given by will
36. Proceeds of disposition
36.1 Proof of P.G.T. guardianship
37. Required expenditures
38. Attorney under continui ng power of attorney
39. Directions from court
40. Compensation
42. Passing of accounts
43. Application of Part
44. Age
45. Incapacity for personal care
Powers of Attorney for Personal Care
46. Power of attorney for personal care
47. Capacity to give power of attorney for personal ca re
48. Execution
49. When power of attorney effective
50. Special provisions, use of force
51. Assessment of capacity
52. Resignation of attorney
53. Termination
Court-Appointed Guardians of the Per son
55. Court appointment of guard ian of the person
56. Procedure, court-ordered appointments
57. Appointment criteria
58. Finding of incapacity
59. Full guardianship
59.1 Access to persona l information
60. Partia l guardian ship
61. Variation or substitution of appointment order
62. Temporary guardian, court appointment
63. Termination
64. Suspension
65. Procedure, ter mination
Duties of Guardians of the Person and Attorneys for Personal C are
66. Duties of guardian
67. Duties of attorney
68. Directions from court
69. Service of notices
70. Required documents
71. Optional do cuments
72. Required documents, su mmary disposition, application to appoint guardian of
73. Required documents, su mmary disposition, motion to terminate gu ardianship of
74. Required documents, su mmary disposition, application to appoint guardian of
the person
75. Required documents, su mmary disposition, motion to terminate gu ardianship of
the person
77. Summary disposit ion

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