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  • 35.3 (1) For the purposes of sections 37, 40, 43, 62 and 77,
  • (a) a reference to a signature includes an electronic signature and a reference to a statement being signed includes the statement being signed electronically, and
  • (b) a requirement for the signature of a person is satisfied by an electronic signature.
  • (2) Section 39 (1) [clarification of doubt about signature placement] does not apply to an electronic will.
  • (3) An electronic will is conclusively deemed to be signed if the electronic signature is in, attached to or associated with the will so that it is apparent the will-maker intended to give effect to the entire will.

2020-12-4, effective December 1, 2021 (B.C. Reg. 252/2021).