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Manibota Health Care Directives Act



THE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES ACT


INTERPRETATION
Definitions
Capacity
Act subject to Mental Health Act
DIRECTIVES
Who may make a directive
Age of capacity
Presumption re age
Directive may express decisions or appoint proxy
Directive effective during incapacity
Capacity at certain times and re certain treatments
Effect of decision in directive
Effect of decision made by a proxy
Directive must be in writing
Execution
Revocation
Automatic revocation on divorce
Directives from other jurisdictions
Prescribed form of directive
PROXIES
Capacity and age of proxy
Principles
Limitation on proxy's consent
More than one proxy
Joint proxies
Disagreement between joint proxies
No delegation
Review of misconduct by a proxy
Limitation on court's decision
Right of proxy to health information
Protection from liability for proxy
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Instructions to counsel
No onus to inquire about directive
Protection from liability re treatment
Presumption of validity of directive
Gift to witness, proxy or person signing for maker
Existing rights not abrogated
No presumption arises from lack of directive
Offence and penalty
C.C.S.M. reference
Coming into force