2012 Massachusetts General Laws
PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS(Chapters 183 through 210)
TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
CHAPTER 201D HEALTH CARE PROXIES
Section 11 Foreign proxies; enforceability


MA Gen L ch 201D § 11 What's This?

Section 11. Nothing in this chapter shall limit the enforceability of a health care proxy or similar instrument executed in another state or jurisdiction in compliance with the law of that state or jurisdiction; provided, however, that no person or health care provider or facility shall be required to enforce such proxy where to do so would violate sections fourteen and fifteen herein; provided, further, that all the responsibilities of a person, health care provider or facility are fulfilled as required under said sections fourteen and fifteen.

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