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(72) Office Of the Public Advocate, 'Autonomy and decision making support in Queensland: A targeted overview of guardianship legislation' (overview of legislation, Queensland Government, Department of Justice and Attorney-General, February 2014) 2; Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW) s 4; Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 (WA) s 4(2); Adult Guardianship Act 1988 (NT) s 4.
Patients Property Act, RSBC 1996, c 349 [BC Patients Property Act]; Infirm Persons Act, RSNB 1973, c I-8; Incompetent Persons Act, RSNS 1989, c 218; Mentally Disabled Persons' Estates Act, RSN 1990, c M-10; Alberta Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 40; Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, SO 1992, c 30 [Ontario Substitute Decisions Act]; Adult Protection Act, RSPEI 1988, c A-5 [PEI Adult Protection Act]; Adult Protection and Decision Making Act, being Schedule A to the Decision Making, Support and Protection to Adults Act, SY 2003, c 21 [Yukon Adult Protection Act]; Guardianship and Trusteeship Act, SNWT 1994, c 29 [Northwest Territories Guardianship Act]; The Adult Guardianship and Co-decision-making Act, SS 2000, c A-5.3 [Saskatchewan Adult Guardianship Act].
Alberta Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 40, ss 33(1)-(2); Ontario Substitute Decisions Act, supra note 46, ss 59-60; PEI Adult Protection Act, supra note 46, ss 8, 16; Yukon Adult Protection Act, supra note 46, s 38; Northwest Territories Guardianship Act, supra note 46, s 11; Saskatchewan Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 46, s 15.
Alberta Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 40, s 33(8); Ontario Substitute Decisions Act, supra note 46, s 63; PEI Adult Protection Act, supra note 46, s 26; Yukon Adult Protection Act, supra note 46, s 37(2)(a); Northwest Territories Guardianship Act, supra note 46, s 9; Saskatchewan Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 46, s 14(4).
Saskatchewan Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 46, s 14(1)(a); Yukon Adult Protection Act, supra note 46, Part 1; Alberta Adult Guardianship Act, supra note 40, s 13(1).
* Bill 29 amends the Adult Guardianship Act in order to reflect modern guardianship principles of individual autonomy and dignity.
(19) Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (Vic) s 3 (definition of 'disability'); Guardianship and Management of Property Act 1991 (ACT) s 5; Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW) s 3 (definition of 'person in need of a guardian' Guardianship and Administration Act 1993(SA) s 3 (definition of 'mental incapacity'); Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 (WA) s 3 (definition of 'mental disability'); Guardianship and Administration Act 1995 (Tas) s 3 (definition of 'disability'); Adult Guardianship Act (NT) s 3(1) (definition of 'intellectual disability').
British Columbia's Adult Guardianship Act (Part Three), (7) for example, provides "for support and assistance for adults who are abused or neglected and who are unable to seek support and assistance because of physical restraint, a physical handicap that limits their ability to seek help, or an illness, disease, injury or other condition that affects their ability to make decisions about the abuse or neglect." (8) A finding of abuse will result in an offer of services and supports to the victim.
British Columbia's Adult Guardianship Act (Part Three), for example, defines "abuse" as the deliberate mistreatment of an adult that causes the adult:
Where sexual abuse is not violent, and the victim is an adult with capacity, it will be as difficult to show for the purposes of the Adult Guardianship Act (Part Three) as under the Criminal Code.
Part Three of British Columbia's Adult Guardianship Act (9) defines "abuse" as the deliberate mistreatment of an adult that causes the adult
(37) See Part 2 of the Adult Guardianship Act (Decision Makers, Guardians and Monitors), supra note 9; Part 2 has yet to be brought into force.
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