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Section: Costs allowed in discretion of court

Statute: 26:2H-59

7. a. An advance directive becomes operative when (1) it is transmitted to the attending physician or to the health care institution, and (2) it is determined pursuant to section 8 of this act that the patient lacks capacity to make a particular health care decision. b. Treatment decisions pursuant to an advance directive shall not be made and implemented until there has been a reasonable opportunity to establish, and where appropriate confirm, a reliable diagnosis and prognosis for the patient. L.1991,c.201,s.7.

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