2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 2. General Provisions
Subchapter III. Disposition of a Person’s Last Remains
§ 261 Limitations.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 261. (2020)
§ 261. Limitations.

This subchapter shall not be construed to:

(1) Invalidate a declaration instrument or will, codicil, trust, power of appointment or power of attorney;

(2) Invalidate any act of an agent, guardian, or conservator;

(3) Affect any claim, right or remedy that accrued prior to June 30, 2004;

(4) Authorize or encourage acts that violate the constitution, statutes, rules, case law or public policy of Delaware or the United States;

(5) Abridge contracts;

(6) Modify the standards, ethics or protocols of the practice of medicine;

(7) Compel or authorize a health care provider or health care facility, to administer medical treatment that is medically inappropriate or contrary to federal or other Delaware law; or

(8) Permit or authorize euthanasia or an affirmative or deliberate act to end a person's life.

74 Del. Laws, c. 295, § 1; 
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