New permanent regulations for remote witnessing of documents by video conference in Manitoba are in effect. Check out these newly added lawyer resources:
- Register for the CPDonline course Remote Witnessing of Documents: Processes under the Permanent Regulations, a how-to program on complying with the new regulations.
- Visit the LSM Education Centre to download the Remote Witnessing Checklist to help track the steps required to meet these new regulations.
For additional information, please consult these new regulations listed below. The process and Jurats have changed. There have also been significant changes to the remote execution of wills. Both witnesses to a will executed by the testator by video conference must be together when they watch the testator sign the will and again when they affix their signatures as witnesses. Multi-party video conference execution of wills is no longer acceptable.
For Real Property Act instruments and Homestead Act documents, complete Form 32. See Sample Content for Form 32 – Video Witnessing Certificate