Jointly presented with the Manitoba Bar Association
This Order under The Emergency Measures Act temporarily suspends the requirements for in person commissioning and witnessing of certain critical documents. It sets out steps required when taking an oath or witnessing the signing by video conferencing or through glass or plexiglass. The order is in effect May 13, 2020 to October 1, 2020. This order applies to:
- Powers of Attorney;
- Transfers or Mortgages under The Real Property Act;
- Homestead consents or releases;
- Health Care directives;
- Oaths, affirmations or statutory declarations under The Evidence Act.;
This CPD presentation will offer a discussion of the practical considerations and helpful checklists you can use as you navigate these circumstances.
Gerrit Theule, Executive Member of MBA Wills, Estates & Trusts Section, Wolseley Law LLP
Tana Christianson, Director of Insurance, Law Society of Manitoba
Darcia Senft, General Counsel and Director of Policy & Ethics, Law Society of Manitoba
Eligibility For CPD Hours:
This program may be reported for up to 1 hour of eligible CPD activity, including 1 hour of EPPM.
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