This Act applies to Newfoundland and Labrador. The table of contents is listed below to provide an overview of what the Act contains. The URL is provided so you can view the entire Act if you wish.

Advance Health Care Directives Act, S.N.L. 1995, c. A-4.1

        

              PART I
ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES

        
3.   Advance health care directive

        
4.   Coming into effect of advance health care directive

        
5.   Effect of health care decision by maker

        
6.   Writing required

        
7.   Presumption of effectiveness

        
8.   Revocation

              PART II
INCOMPETENT PERSONS' HEALTH CARE

        
9.   Incompetent patient

      
10.   Determination of decision maker

      
11.   More than 1 substitute decision maker

      
12.   Best interests of the maker

      
13.   Review of misconduct

      
14.   Mental competency

      
15.   Doctor to notify maker of finding of incompetency

      
16.   Instructions to counsel

      
17.   Directive part of medical record

      
18.   Maker to communicate contents

              PART III
MISCELLANEOUS

      
19.   Protection from liability

      
20.   Gift to substitute decision maker

      
21.   Instruction re: body

      
22.   Release of medical information

      
23.   No presumption

      
24.   Offence and penalty

      
25.   Regulations

      
26.   RSN1990 cN-3 Amdt.

      
27.   Commencement