2005 Idaho Code - 66-604 — SIGNATURE -- WITNESSES

                                  TITLE  66
                        STATE CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS
                                  CHAPTER 6
                   DECLARATIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT
    66-604.  SIGNATURE -- WITNESSES. (1) A declaration is effective only if it
is signed by the principal and two (2) competent adult witnesses. The
witnesses must attest that the principal is personally known to them, signed
the declaration in their presence, appears to be of sound mind, and is not
under duress, fraud or undue influence.
    (2)  The following may not serve as a witness to the signing of a
declaration:
    (a)  The attending physician or mental health service provider or a
    relative of the physician or provider;
    (b)  An owner, operator, or relative of an owner or operator of a health
    care facility in which the principal is a patient or resident; or
    (c)  A person related to the principal by blood, marriage or adoption.

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