What is the test for making a will in a person who is found not competent to manage their affairs?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Malcolm v. Rounds, 1998 CanLII 4408 (BC SC):

It is also clear from the authorities that because a person is found to be unable to manage their affairs that it does not necessarily follow that the person is not competent to make a will (see the decision of Estey J. in the case of O'Neil v. Royal Trust, 1946 CanLII 13 (SCC), [1946] S.C.R. 622 at p. 628. CONCLUSION

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