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Summary of Issues and Draft Recommendations

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Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship: Interim Report

Executive Summary
Glossary of Terms
List of Acronyms
I. Introduction to the Project
II. Overview of the Ontario Systems for Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship
III. Applying the LCO Frameworks to Ontario’s Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship Laws
IV. Tests for Legal Capacity: Balancing Autonomy and Legal Accountability
V. Assessing Legal Capacity: Improving Quality and Consistency

Substitute Decision-making and Alternatives: Strengthening Decision-making Practices and Providing Options for Diverse Needs

VII. Personal Appointment Process: Enhancing Clarity and Accountability for Substitute Decision-making
VIII. Rights Enforcement and Dispute Resolution: Empowering Individuals
IX. External Appointment Process: Increasing Flexibility and Reducing Unnecessary Intervention
X. Expanding Choice of Decision-making Representative
XI. Education and Information: Understanding Rights and Responsibilities
XII. Priorities and Timelines
XIII. Next Steps: Responding to the Interim Report
Appendix A: List of Draft Recommendations
Appendix B: List of Draft Recommendations: Short, Medium and Long-Term Timeframes
Appendix C: Organizations and Individuals Contributing to the Project
Appendix D: Consultation Questionnaires
Appendix E: Focus Groups, 2014 Public Consultations
Appendix F: The LCO’s Framework Principles