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AGAAmerican Gas Association
AGAAssociation of Government Accountants
AGAAmerican Go Association
AGAAmerican Gaming Association (Washington, DC)
AGAAmerican Gastroenterological Association
AGAArizona Golf Association
AGAAnglo Gold Ashanti (South Africa)
AGAAndrogenetic Alopecia
AGAAnti-Gliadin Antibody
AGAAppropriate for Gestational Age
AGAAnnual General Assembly
AGAAdaptive Genetic Algorithm
AGAAbellio Greater Anglia (British railroad; UK)
AGAAmerican Galvanizers Association
AGAAccredited Gemologists Association
AGAAmerican Grassfed Association
AGAAustralian Gas Association
AGAAquatic Gardeners Association
AGAAdministracion General de Aduanas (Mexico)
AGAAssociation of the Graphic Arts
AGAAspartylglucosaminidase
AGAAdult Guardianship Act (Canada)
AGAActors Guild of America
AGAAmerican Gelbvieh Association
AGAArchivo General de la Administración (Spain)
AGAAustralian Garrison Artillery
AGAArt Galleries Association (various locations)
AGAAspartylglucosaminuria
AGAAshland Gallery Association (Ashland, OR)
AGAAllgemeine Grundausbildung (German Army basic military training)
AGAAdvanced Graphics Adapter
AGAAmerican Genetic Association
AGAArbeitsgemeinschaft Afghanistan
AGAAcademia de Guerra Aérea
AGAAmerican Grandprix Association
AGAAustralasian Golf Academy
AGAAustralian Government Actuary
AGAAmerican Gymnastics Association
AGAAlabama Golf Association
AGAAlcohol and Gaming Authority (Canada)
AGAAsociación Geológica Argentina
AGAAruba Gastronomic Association
AGAApplication Governance and Archiving (software)
AGAAverage for Gestational Age
AGAArt Glass Association
AGAalt.guitar.amps (newsgroup)
AGAAcademia General del Aire (Spain's Air Force Academy)
AGAAgadir, Morocco - Inezgane (Airport Code)
AGAAustin Green Art (Austin, TX)
AGAAlberta Golf Association
AGAAmerican Guernsey Association
AGAAdvanced Graphic Architecture (Amiga chip set)
AGAAnimal Guardians of America
AGAAlbanian Guarantee Agency
AGAAsociación de Diseñadores Gráficos de Asturias
AGAAmerican Guild of Appraisers
AGAAsociación Guías Argentinas (Spanish)
AGAAsociación de Germanistas de Andalucía
AGAArmy Gliding Association (UK)
AGAAsociación Guatemalteca de Astronomía (Spanish: Guatemala Astronomical Association)
AGAAsociación Guías de Aragón
AGAArbeitsgemeinschaft Autorinnen
AGAAccredited GreenAgent (Canadian real estate designation)
AGAAnnual General Adjustment
AGAAlbert-Garaudy and Associates, Inc.
AGAAssociation Genevoise d'Athlétisme
AGAAnthracite Golf Association
AGAArkansas Geographic Alliance
AGAAsociación General de Agricultores (General Association of Agriculturists, Guatemala)
AGAAerodrome and Ground Aids
AGAAlbert Grover & Associates
AGAAktiengesellschaft Für Automobilbau
AGAAmateur Golfers Association
AGAAberdeen Geological Alumni
AGAAnarchist Golfing Association
AGAApple Grain Aphid
AGAArab Geologists' Association
AGAAutonomous Government Agency
AGAAssociação Guaporense de Automobilismo
AGAAustralian Glass Assemblies
AGAAdenin-Guanin-Adenin (genetics)
AGAAutomatic Gas Analyzer
AGAAction Gardoise Aquariophile
AGAAlvin Guggenheim & Associates
AGAAustralian Galloway Association Inc.
AGAArizona Gazehound Association
AGAAscension Ground Antenna
AGAAnne Ginther and Associates
AGAAmerican Gas Accumulator Company
AGAAshland Graphic Arts, Inc.
AGAAktionsgemeinschaft Artenschutz eV
AGAAsociación Guatemalteca de Aeromodelismo (Guatemalan Association of Aeromodelling)
AGAAssociate Government Agency
AGAAngel Gate Academy
AGAArmy Game Administrator (gaming)
AGAAcademy Graduate Association
AGAAtlanta Graphic Arts Inc.
AGAAktiebolaget Gasacculumator (German)
AGAAsociación Ganadera de Argentina (Spanish: Argentina Livestock Association; Argentina)
AGAAir-To-Ground-To-Air
AGAArbitrary-Geometry Antenna
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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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