Committee’s Power to Waive Privilege on Behalf of Patient

By Sabey Rule Blog

There are many circumstances where a committee appointed to look after the affairs of a mentally incompetent patient may need to access the contents of a patient’s file materials from a lawyer. The cases of Derlago v Derlago, (1994) 93 BCLR (2d) 307, 2ETR (2d) 315 and Re: Elsie Jones, 2009 BCSC 1306, at paras 12-13, clarifies that the authority to make decisions regarding a patient’s property, including legal files, extends to the committee.

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Consolidating Bylaws

By Sabey Rule Blog, Strata and Condo Law

While it may be convenient to use a consolidated set of bylaws, especially when there have been numerous, piecemeal revisions to the bylaws over the years, relying on a consolidated set of bylaws can create serious issues. Further issues can be caused when a strata corporation files a consolidated set of bylaws in the Land Title Office (the “LTO”). A strata corporation should only distribute the filed, legal version of the bylaws to its owners.

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K.L.W v. Genesis Fertility Centre

By Sabey Rule Blog

Mr. A.B. had serious medical problems throughout his life. He and his wife, K.L.W., wished to have children. He arranged to have his sperm stored by Genesis Fertility Centre, so that his wife could use his reproductive material to conceive a child. He wanted her to be able to do so after his death. Read More

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