The New BC Wills, Estates and Succession Act…

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…and What it Means to You as a Pension Plan Administrator

Bill 4: the new BC Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”), was introduced by the BC government on September 14, 2009, received its third reading on September 24, 2009 and was granted Royal Assent on October 29, 2009.  It comes into force on March 31, 2014.

This document was prepared for pension plan administrators to provide a brief overview of the new BC Wills, Estates and Succession Act.  It also serves as a useful guideline and outlines steps administrators may wish to follow when administering benefits on the death of a plan member.

Please click on the following link to download the PDF of the article: The New BC Wills, Estates and Succession Act and What it Means to You as a Pension Plan Administrator.

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