By law, you`re able to enter into a representation agreement – and you`re probably able to settle your own affairs – until proven otherwise. If you wish, you can designate a monitor in your performance agreement. If you do, your instructor should monitor the activities of your representatives and ensure that they comply with the terms of your representation agreement. When an adult in BC is unable to give or refuse to accept health care, there is, in accordance with BC laws, a standard list of “substitution decisions” that can accept medical treatment and make decisions on behalf of the incompetent adult if the adult has not appointed a representative to make decisions in a health representation agreement, and no commission has been appointed. 4. To be designated as a custodian in a representation contract, a person must be at least 19 years of age and be willing and able to perform the duties and exercise the powers of a custodian. Often, a person who is not legally able to enter into an agreement with the provisions of Section 9 is still able to enter into an agreement in accordance with Section 7. A Section 7 agreement is usually sufficient to meet your routine daily needs. Under BC`s laws, you can still enter into an agreement under Section 7, even if you are unable or have become able to make other legal decisions or manage your health care, personal care, legal affairs or financial affairs. There are downsides to not having a representation agreement and simply relying on this “standard list” of people who make health care decisions for you if you become incapable. You have no control over who ends up making healthcare decisions for you, because the “default list” needs to be followed in the right order and you may not have the person you want to make decisions for you. . .