Section 9 of the Act allows you to enter into a representation agreement that gives your representative the authority to make medical and other decisions that are very important to you, including the decision to refuse life support. Among the things you can authorize on your behalf in an agreement provided for in Section 9 is: 26 (1) A person designated as a representative, substitute or observer in a representation agreement is not entitled to be paid for his or her duties as a representative or observer, unless an adult can, in a standard representation agreement, authorize the representative to make decisions on any of the following points. FindLaw`s Representation Agreements contains information on how representation agreements work and what you can expect if you hire a lawyer. In this section, you will also find information about legal fee agreements and what it means to have a lawyer on Retainer. Finally, there is also a section that deals with frequently asked questions about violations of the law. (7) In the event of a default in the performance of a representation agreement, a person designated as a representative in the contract may ask the court that the agreement not be invalid because of the default. (a) is not terminated solely because the adult is no longer able to give that power to a representative, 19 an agreement or something that has been concluded by a representative on behalf of an adult is binding on the adult, even if the representative is no longer authorized by the representation agreement. The “routine financial management” provision, coupled with a very low capacity threshold for an S. 7, means that it can be very useful when an older adult “slips” and they have not made a mandate, trust agreement, common account rules, etc. Section 7 of the Act allows you to enter into a basic representation agreement that covers your daily life. In a Section 7 agreement, you may authorize your representatives to assist you in making decisions or making decisions on your behalf on any of the following: (8) When a monitor resigns, dies, becomes unfit or, for other reasons, becomes incapable of performing a supervisory function, the authority given to each representative by the representation agreement is suspended until your representative is required to act honestly and in good faith. to exercise due diligence, diligence and skill of a reasonable and prudent person and to act within the competencies of the representation agreement.