2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents.
41-41-213 - Guardians and wards.

§ 41-41-213. Guardians and wards.

(1)  A guardian shall comply with the ward's individual instructions and may not revoke the ward's advance health-care directive unless the appointing court expressly so authorizes. 

(2)  Absent a court order to the contrary, a health-care decision of an agent takes precedence over that of a guardian. 

(3)  A health-care decision made by a guardian for the ward is effective without judicial approval. 

Sources: Laws,  1998, ch. 542, § 7, eff from and after July 1, 1998.

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