Legal Representation of Children in Canada

Appendix D: Appointment of Legal Counsel to the Child under Mental Health Legislation

Prov. Provisions re: appointment of legal rep. for children Provisions re: appointment of representative for patient Provisions for children re: obligation to advise child of right to retain counsel Provisions for all patients re: obligation to advise of right to retain counsel Provisions to allow for representation of patient by individual (legal counsel not specified) Right of rep. to Notice of hearing Right of rep. to request adjournment of hearing Right of rep. to attend hearing Right of rep to make submissions at hearing Right of rep to submit evidence at hearing Right of rep. to cross examine at hearing
AB N N N NFootnote 223 Y YFootnote 224 YFootnote 225 YFootnote 226 NAFootnote 227 YFootnote 228 YFootnote 229
BC N N YFootnote 230 YFootnote 231 Y NA NA Y(Q)Footnote 232 Y(Q)Footnote 233 Y(Q)Footnote 234 NA
MB N N N YFootnote 235 Y YFootnote 236 N/A YFootnote 237 NAFootnote 238 YFootnote 239 YFootnote 240
NB N YFootnote 241 N YFootnote 242 Y YFootnote 243 YFootnote 244 YFootnote 245 YFootnote 246 YFootnote 247 YFootnote 248
NL N YFootnote 249 N YFootnote 250 Y YFootnote 251 NA YFootnote 252 YFootnote 253 YFootnote 254 YFootnote 255
NT N N N YFootnote 256 Y NA NA NAFootnote 257 NAFootnote 258 NAFootnote 259 NAFootnote 260
NS N YFootnote 261 N YFootnote 262 Y YFootnote 263 NA YFootnote 264 NAFootnote 265 YFootnote 266 YFootnote 267
NUFootnote 268 N N N Y Y NA NA NA NA NA NA
ON YFootnote 269 YFootnote 270 N YFootnote 271 Y YFootnote 272 YFootnote 273 YFootnote 274 YFootnote 275 YFootnote 276 YFootnote 277
PE N N N YFootnote 278 Y YFootnote 279 NA YFootnote 280 YFootnote 281 YFootnote 282 YFootnote 283
QC N N N YFootnote 284 Y YFootnote 285 NA YFootnote 286> YFootnote 287 YFootnote 288 YFootnote 289
SK N YFootnote 290 N YFootnote 291 Y YFootnote 292 NA YFootnote 293 Y YFootnote 294 YFootnote 295
YU YFootnote 296 YFootnote 297 N YFootnote 298 Y YFootnote 299 NA YFootnote 300 YFootnote 301 YFootnote 302 YFootnote 303
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