A committee is a person appointed by the court to make decisions for someone who is mentally incapable and cannot make those decisions. This script explains "committeeship" in BC. Topics include what is a committee, how and when you could become a committee, and the powers and duties of a committee.

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role of a committee, appointing a committee, person who is mentally incapable, making decisions about medical care, making financial and legal decisions, Dial-A-Law, adult guardianship
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