What is the legal test for certificates of readiness for mental health care?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Burton v. Vancouver/Richmond Health, 2003 BCPC 440 (CanLII):

In short, the difficulty faced by the Claimants here is that they have not established in the documents attached to their Certificates of Readiness any evidence of actual physical injury or psychiatric injury caused by the events in question, as required under the principles set out in Devji v. Burnaby (District), supra.

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