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Consent, Capacity and Substitute Decision-Making: The Basics
By Wahl, Judith, 2009
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A discussion paper that explains the basics of the legislation in Ontario that governs mental capacity and decision making: the Substitute Decisions Act, the Health Care Consent Act, and the Mental Health Act.
Mental Health/Illness - Legal Aspects
Medical Subject Headings
Mental Competency; Jurisprudence
Published by Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (2009) Canada.
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Last modified on 3/19/2014
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