2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 333 - HEALTH
Act 193 of 1996 - MICHIGAN DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE PROCEDURE ACT (333.1051 - 333.1067)
Section 333.1066 - Legal rights not impaired or superseded; presumptions.

MICHIGAN DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE PROCEDURE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 193 of 1996

333.1066 Legal rights not impaired or superseded; presumptions.

Sec. 16.

(1) The provisions of this act are cumulative and do not impair or supersede a legal right that an individual may have to consent to or refuse medical treatment for himself or herself or that a parent, guardian, or other individual may have to consent to or refuse medical treatment on behalf of another.

(2) This act does not create a presumption concerning the intent of a person executing an order to consent to or refuse medical treatment in circumstances other than the cessation of both spontaneous circulation and respiration.

(3) This act does not create a presumption concerning the intent of an individual who has not executed an order to consent to or refuse any type of medical treatment.


History: 1996, Act 193, Eff. Aug. 1, 1996

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