2005 Idaho Code - 66-603 — DESIGNATION OF AGENT

                                  TITLE  66
                        STATE CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS
                                  CHAPTER 6
                   DECLARATIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT
    66-603.  DESIGNATION OF AGENT. (1) A declaration may designate a competent
adult to act as agent to make decisions about mental health treatment. An
alternative agent may also be designated to act as agent if the original
designee is unable or unwilling to act at any time.
    (2)  The following may not serve as agent:
    (a)  The attending physician, mental health service provider, or an
    employee of the physician or provider, who is not related to the principal
    by blood, marriage or adoption;
    (b)  An owner, operator or employee of a health care facility in which the
    principal is a patient or resident who is not related to the principal by
    blood, marriage or adoption.
    (3)  The designation of an agent under this section supersedes a previous
designation of an agent regarding mental health treatment unless otherwise
specifically provided in the declaration.

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