2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 41 - PUBLIC HEALTH
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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