Rationalizing and Harmonization of BC Common-Law Tests of Capacity

In BC, tests of capacity, the legal threshold after which a person is considered mentally incapable in the eyes of the law, differ depending on the area of law. This project studies selected common-law tests of capacity to determine whether modernization or harmonization of the tests is required.

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legal capacity, test of capacity, incapacity, incompetence, contracts, wills and estates, gifts, marriage, family law