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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-5.29: Construction of act relative to advanced care directive.

6. a. Nothing in this act shall be construed to interfere with the rights of an agent operating under a valid advance directive pursuant to the provisions of the "New Jersey Advance Directives for Health Care Act," P.L.1991, c.201 (C.26:2H-53 et al.), the "New Jersey Advance Directives for Mental Health Care Act," P.L.2005, c.233 (C.26:2H-102 et al.), or the "Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Act," P.L.2011, c.145 (C.26:2H-129 et al.).

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

L.2014, c.68, s.6.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2014-11-18 09:24:50.

Older versions of 26:2H-5.29 (if available):

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