Unless otherwise stated in your agreement, your representation agreement will enter into force as soon as it is signed and certified. However, there is no need to use it immediately if you do not need help. You may want a trusted third party to keep the document with instructions to disclose it to your representative only if necessary. As mentioned above, in a representation agreement, you can give your representatives the power to handle your personal and health affairs as well as your legal and routine financial affairs. Under the current BC Act, representation agreements can also cover important financial matters such as the purchase or sale of real estate. You can indicate in your representation agreement what your representative must respect when making decisions on your behalf and when and under what circumstances the agreement must enter into force. Section 7 of the Act allows you to enter into a basic representation agreement that covers your daily life. In an agreement provided for in Section 7, you may authorize your representatives to assist you in making decisions on any of the following points or making decisions on your behalf: 21 (1) At the request of a representative or other interested person, the public custodian and agent may designate a monitor who replaces a monitor designated in a representation agreement or designated in accordance with this section or section 30 (3) ( (1). if (3) in a representation agreement provided for by this section, when a representative obtains the authority to give or deny consent to adult health care, the representative may give or deny consent to the health care necessary for the maintenance of life. If you wish, you can name a monitor in your replacement agreement. If you do, your monitor must monitor the activities of your agents and ensure that they comply with the terms of your representation agreement.
b) an assistant representative is appointed in the agreement and is willing and able to act as a representative. (j) all the criteria set out in the representation agreement as grounds for opposition are met. Your representative is required to act honestly and in good faith, to exercise due diligence, diligence and ability of a reasonable person, to exercise caution and to act within the authority specified in the representation agreement. (c) a credit union or trust company as long as the jurisdiction of the credit union or fiduciary company does not cover health care or personal care as part of the representation agreement. 3. When an alternate representative is appointed, the agreement states that Section 9 of the Act allows you to enter into a representation agreement that gives your representative the authority to make medical and other decisions that are very important to you, including the decision to refuse subsistence treatment.