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C.C.S.M. c. H27: Table of Contents

C.C.S.M. c. H27

THE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES ACT

INTERPRETATION
1 Definitions
2 Capacity
3 Act subject to Mental Health Act
DIRECTIVES
4(1) Who may make a directive
(2) Age of capacity
(3) Presumption re age
5 Directive may express decisions or appoint proxy
6(1) Directive effective during incapacity
(2) Capacity at certain times and re certain treatments
7(1) Effect of decision in directive
(2) Effect of decision made by a proxy
8(1) Directive must be in writing
(2) Execution
9(1) Revocation
(2) Automatic revocation on divorce
10 Directives from other jurisdictions
11 Prescribed form of directive
PROXIES
12 Capacity and age of proxy
13 Principles
14 Limitation on proxy's consent
15(1) More than one proxy
(2) Joint proxies
(3) Disagreement between joint proxies
16 No delegation
17(1) Review of misconduct by a proxy
(2) Limitation on court's decision
18 Right of proxy to health information
19 Protection from liability for proxy
GENERAL PROVISIONS
20 Instructions to counsel
21 No onus to inquire about directive
22 Protection from liability re treatment
23 Presumption of validity of directive
24 Gift to witness, proxy or person signing for maker
25 Existing rights not abrogated
26 No presumption arises from lack of directive
27 Offence and penalty
28 and 29
30 C.C.S.M. reference
31 Coming into force