Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.27
Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act

SECTION 23-17.27-5

§ 23-17.27-5. Non-interference with powers of existing health care directives.

(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to interfere with the rights of an agent operating under a valid health care directive pursuant to chapter 4.10 of title 23 (health care power of attorney), or § 23-4.11-3.1 (medical orders for life sustaining treatment).

(b) A patient may designate a caregiver in an advance directive.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2015, ch. 95, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 115, § 1.)